[met-uh-fik-shuh n] /ˈmɛt əˌfɪk ʃən/
fiction that discusses, describes, or analyzes a work of fiction or the conventions of fiction.
graphics, file format 1. An image file format for transport between different machines, often as a device independent bitmap. 2. A functional specification for encoding computer graphics for later display on some suitable device. (1996-09-20)
adjective pertaining to a fundamental universal functions, specif. in language and linguistic structures
A system for the design of raster-based alphabets by Donald Knuth. A companion to TeX. [“The METAFONT Book,” Donald Knuth, A-W 1986. Version 2.0, March 1990]. (1994-11-04)
[met-uh-gal-uh k-see] /ˌmɛt əˈgæl ək si/ noun, plural metagalaxies. Astronomy. 1. the complete system of ; the Milky Way and all the surrounding . /ˌmɛtəˈɡæləksɪ/ noun (pl) -axies 1. the total system of galaxies and intergalactic space making up the universe