[met-uh-nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌmɛt əˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/
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[nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/
any compound derived from by the replacement of one or more of its ring hydrogen atoms by the nitro group.
any of three water-soluble, crystalline isomers of such a derivative, having the formula C 6 H 5 NO 3 , occurring in yellow (ortho-nitrophenol) pale-yellow (meta-nitrophenol) and yellowish (para-nitrophenol) solids, used chiefly as intermediates in organic synthesis and as indicators.
[met-uh-noi-uh] /ˌmɛt əˈnɔɪ ə/ noun 1. a profound, usually spiritual, transformation; conversion. noun spiritual conversion or awakening; fundamental change of character Word Origin Greek ‘change one’s mind, repent’ n. 1768, “penitence, spiritual conversion,” from Greek metanoia “afterthought, repentance,” from metanoein “to change one’s mind or purpose,” from meta- (see meta) + noein “to have mental […]
[me-tah-pe-let] /ˌmɛ tɑˈpɛ lɛt/ noun, plural metaplot [me-tah-plawt] /ˌmɛ tɑˈplɔt/ (Show IPA). Hebrew. 1. a woman who cares for children, especially on kibbutzim in Israel; foster mother.
1. . 2. . 1. metaphor 2. metaphoric 3. metaphysics
[met-uh-feyz] /ˈmɛt əˌfeɪz/ noun, Cell Biology. 1. the stage in mitosis or meiosis in which the duplicated chromosomes line up along the equatorial plate of the spindle. /ˈmɛtəˌfeɪz/ noun 1. (biology) the second stage of mitosis during which the condensed chromosomes attach to the centre of the spindle See also prophase (sense 1), anaphase (sense […]