[me-thahy-uh-neen, -nin] /mɛˈθaɪ əˌnin, -nɪn/
an amino acid, CH 3 SCH 2 CH 2 CH(NH 2)COOH, found in casein, wool, and other proteins or prepared synthetically: used as a supplement to a special diet in the prevention and treatment of certain liver diseases. Symbol: M.
an essential amino acid containing sulphur, which occurs in many proteins: important in methylating reactions
methionine me·thi·o·nine (mə-thī’ə-nēn’)
A sulfur-containing essential amino acid obtained from various proteins or prepared synthetically and used as a dietary supplement and in pharmaceuticals.
An essential amino acid. Chemical formula: C5H11NO2S. See more at amino acid.
/ˈmɛθəʊ/ noun (Austral) 1. an informal name for methylated spirits 2. a drinker of methylated spirits
[meth-uh-kahr-buh-mawl, -mol] /ˌmɛθ əˈkɑr bəˌmɔl, -ˌmɒl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a substance, C 1 1 H 1 5 NO 5 , used as a muscle relaxant in combination with other drugs in the treatment of acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.
- Method acting
noun a dramatic technique in which actors identify as closely as possible with the character played by correlating experiences from their personal lives to the character; also called Stanislavsky system Word Origin created by Konstantin Stanislavsky
[muh-thod-i-kuh l] /məˈθɒd ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. performed, disposed, or acting in a systematic way; systematic; orderly: a methodical person. 2. painstaking, especially slow and careful; deliberate. /mɪˈθɒdɪkəl/ adjective 1. characterized by method or orderliness; systematic adj. 1560s, with -al (1) and methodic (1540s), from Middle French methodique, from Late Latin methodicus, from Greek methodikos, […]