a 3D virtual world, esp in an online role-playing game
the universe as portrayed in a given work of fiction
a computer-generated interactive environment; virtual world
In the Metaverse, humans, as avatars, interact with each other and software agents, in a three-dimensional space that uses the metaphor of the real world.
by 1992, from Neal Stephenson’s science fiction novel Snow Crash
language An innovative Lisp dialect by E. St.James of IBP, France. (2000-12-19)
noun a word describing another word; by extension, a word in a computer program that means something other than its literal meaning, esp. that is part of the programming language
noun a sweet blend of Greek brandy and Muscat wine Examples Metaxa comes in five major varieties Three Stars, Five Stars, Seven Stars, Twelve Stars and the Grand Reserve – the numbers referring to maturing years. Word Origin proprietary name, 1938, created by S. Metaxas Usage Note cooking
[muh-tak-suh s; Greek me-tah-ksahs] /məˈtæk səs; Greek ˌmɛ tɑˈksɑs/ noun 1. Joannes [Greek yaw-ah-nyees] /Greek yɔˈɑ nyis/ (Show IPA), 1871–1941, Greek general and political leader: dictator 1936–40.