noun the Met Office
(in Britain) a national weather-forecasting service
[mee-tawl, -tol] /ˈmi tɔl, -tɒl/ Chemistry, Trademark. 1. a brand name for a colorless, water-soluble salt, C 1 4 H 2 0 N 2 O 6 S, used chiefly as a photographic developer. /ˈmiːtɒl/ noun 1. a colourless soluble organic substance used, in the form of its sulphate, as a photographic developer; p-methylaminophenol See also […]
[me-toh-luh-zohn] /mɛˈtoʊ ləˌzoʊn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a thiazide diuretic, C 1 6 H 1 6 ClN 3 O 3 S, used in the treatment of hypertension and as a diuretic in patients with chronic renal failure.
[mi-ton-ik] /mɪˈtɒn ɪk/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a cycle of 235 synodic months, very nearly equal to 19 years, after which the new moon occurs on the same day of the year as at the beginning of the cycle with perhaps a shift of one day, depending on the number of leap years in the cycle. […]
[met-uh-nim] /ˈmɛt ə nɪm/ noun 1. a word used in . /ˈmɛtənɪm/ noun 1. a word used in a metonymy. For example the bottle is a metonym for alcoholic drink n. 1788; see metonymy.