MET- MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Met- Definition & Synonyms

  1. () That two replacing radicals, in the benzene nucleus, occupy the relative positions of 1 and 3, 2 and 4, 3 and 5, 4 and 6, 5 and 1, or 6 and 2; as, metacresol, etc. See Ortho-, and Para-.
  2. () A prefix meaning between, with, after, behind, over, about, reversely; as, metachronism, the error of placing after the correct time; metaphor, lit., a carrying over; metathesis, a placing reversely.
  3. () Having less than the highest number of hydroxyl groups; -- said of acids; as, metaphosphoric acid. Also used adjectively.
  4. () Other; duplicate, corresponding to; resembling; hence, metameric; as, meta-arabinic, metaldehyde.


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