# Line Of Symmetry - Definition with Examples

**What does a line of symmetry mean?**

Here, for instance, if we fold the figure cut out exactly at the center vertically, its halves will be congruent. The line of the fold is the line of symmetry.

Figures or shapes that have exact resemblance to its other part, when divided into two or more equal parts are called symmetrical.

The shapes and objects that do not resemble each other when divided into two parts are called asymmetric.

Lines of symmetry can be vertical, horizontal or diagonal.

The line of symmetry produces reflections that coincide. Here’s how shapes and objects can have multiple lines of symmetry.

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