(in track and swimming) a race of 1500 meters, nearly equivalent to a mile.
- Metrical psalm
noun 1. a translation of one of the psalms into rhyming strict-metre verse usually sung as a hymn
- Methylene azure
methylene azure n. A dye used as a biological stain and formed by the oxidation of methylene blue.
[meth-uh-leen] /ˈmɛθ əˌlin/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing the . /ˈmɛθɪˌliːn/ noun 1. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group of atoms =CH2: a methylene group or radical n. 1835, from French méthylène (1834), coined by Jean-Baptiste-André Dumas (1800-1884) and Eugène-Melchior Péligot (1811-1890) from Greek methy “wine” (see mead (n.1)) + -yl “stuff” + […]
[meth-uh l-doh-puh] /ˌmɛθ əlˈdoʊ pə/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a white powder, C 1 0 H 1 3 NO 4 , used in the treatment of hypertension. /ˌmiːθaɪlˈdəʊpə/ noun 1. a drug used to treat hypertension. Formula: C10H13NO4 methyldopa meth·yl·do·pa (měth’əl-dō’pə) n. A drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure.