[met-uh-nahy-ruh] /ˌmɛt əˈnaɪ rə/
noun, Classical Mythology.
queen of Eleusis, who took Demeter in to nurse her child.
[met-uh-nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌmɛt əˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/ noun 1. See under (def 2). [nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any compound derived from by the replacement of one or more of its ring hydrogen atoms by the nitro group. 2. any of three water-soluble, crystalline isomers of such a derivative, having the […]
[met-uh-noi-uh] /ˌmɛt əˈnɔɪ ə/ noun 1. a profound, usually spiritual, transformation; conversion. noun spiritual conversion or awakening; fundamental change of character Word Origin Greek ‘change one’s mind, repent’ n. 1768, “penitence, spiritual conversion,” from Greek metanoia “afterthought, repentance,” from metanoein “to change one’s mind or purpose,” from meta- (see meta) + noein “to have mental […]
[me-tah-pe-let] /ˌmɛ tɑˈpɛ lɛt/ noun, plural metaplot [me-tah-plawt] /ˌmɛ tɑˈplɔt/ (Show IPA). Hebrew. 1. a woman who cares for children, especially on kibbutzim in Israel; foster mother.
1. . 2. . 1. metaphor 2. metaphoric 3. metaphysics