[me-tri-kuh l] /ˈmɛ trɪ kəl/
pertaining to or poetic measure.
composed in meter or verse.
pertaining to measurement.
of or relating to measurement
of or in poetic metre
“pertaining to versification,” early 15c., from Latin metricus “metrical,” from Greek metrikos “of or for meter, metrical,” from metron “poetic meter” (see meter (n.2)). Old English had meterlic in this sense.
[me-truh-pol-i-tn] /ˌmɛ trəˈpɒl ɪ tn/ adjective 1. of, noting, or characteristic of a or its inhabitants, especially in culture, sophistication, or in accepting and combining a wide variety of people, ideas, etc. 2. of or relating to a large city, its surrounding suburbs, and other neighboring communities: the New York metropolitan area. 3. pertaining to […]
[mahy-grey-shuh n] /maɪˈgreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the process or act of . 2. a migratory movement: preparations for the migration. 3. a number or body of persons or animals together. 4. Chemistry. a movement or change of position of atoms within a molecule. 5. Physics. (def 3a). /maɪˈɡreɪʃən/ noun 1. the act or an instance […]
[mil-i-tuh nt] /ˈmɪl ɪ tənt/ adjective 1. vigorously active and aggressive, especially in support of a cause: militant reformers. 2. engaged in warfare; fighting. noun 3. a militant person. 4. a person engaged in warfare or combat. /ˈmɪlɪtənt/ adjective 1. aggressive or vigorous, esp in the support of a cause: a militant protest 2. warring; […]
[mil-i-ter-ee] /ˈmɪl ɪˌtɛr i/ adjective 1. of, for, or pertaining to the army or armed forces, often as distinguished from the navy: from civilian to military life. 2. of, for, or pertaining to war: military preparedness. 3. of or relating to soldiers. 4. befitting, characteristic of, or noting a soldier: a military bearing. 5. following […]