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met


  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Met  \Met\,  obs. 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Mete},  to  measure.  --Chapman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Met  \Met\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Meet}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Met  \Met\,  obs. 
  p.  p.  of  {Mete},  to  dream.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Meta-  \Met"a-\,  Met-  \Met-\  [Gr.  ?  between,  with  after  akin  to 
  AS  mid  with  G.  mit,  Goth.  mi[thorn],  E.  mid,  in  midwife.] 
  1.  A  prefix  meaning  between,  with  after  behind,  over 
  about  reversely;  as  metachronism,  the  error  of  placing 
  after  the  correct  time;  metaphor,  lit.,  a  carrying  over 
  metathesis,  a  placing  reversely. 
 
  2.  (Chem.)  A  prefix  denoting: 
  a  Other  duplicate,  corresponding  to  resembling;  hence 
  metameric;  as  meta-arabinic,  metaldehyde. 
  b  (Organic  Chem.)  That  two  replacing  radicals,  in  the 
  benzene  nucleus,  occupy  the  relative  positions  of  1 
  and  3,  2  and  4,  3  and  5,  4  and  6,  5  and  1,  or  6  and  2; 
  as  metacresol  etc  See  {Ortho-},  and  {Para-}. 
  c  (Inorganic  Chem.)  Having  less  than  the  highest  number 
  of  hydroxyl  groups;  --  said  of  acids;  as 
  metaphosphoric  acid.  Also  used  adjectively. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mete  \Mete\,  v.  i.  &  t.  [imp.  {Mette};  p.  p.  {Met}.]  [AS. 
  m?tan.] 
  To  dream;  also  impersonally;  as  me  mette,  I  dreamed.  [Obs.] 
  ``I  mette  of  him  all  night.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Meet  \Meet\  (m[=e]t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Met}  (m[e^]t);  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Meeting}.]  [OE.  meten,  AS  m[=e]tan,  fr  m[=o]t, 
  gem[=o]t,  a  meeting;  akin  to  OS  m[=o]tian  to  meet  Icel. 
  m[ae]ta,  Goth.  gam[=o]tjan.  See  {Moot},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  join  or  come  in  contact  with  esp.,  to  come  in  contact 
  with  by  approach  from  an  opposite  direction;  to  come  upon 
  or  against,  front  to  front,  as  distinguished  from  contact 
  by  following  and  overtaking. 
 
  2.  To  come  in  collision  with  to  confront  in  conflict;  to 
  encounter  hostilely;  as  they  met  the  enemy  and  defeated 
  them  the  ship  met  opposing  winds  and  currents. 
 
  3.  To  come  into  the  presence  of  without  contact  to  come 
  close  to  to  intercept;  to  come  within  the  perception, 
  influence,  or  recognition  of  as  to  meet  a  train  at  a 
  junction;  to  meet  carriages  or  persons  in  the  street;  to 
  meet  friends  at  a  party;  sweet  sounds  met  the  ear. 
 
  His  daughter  came  out  to  meet  him  --Judg.  xi 
  34. 
 
  4.  To  perceive;  to  come  to  a  knowledge  of  to  have  personal 
  acquaintance  with  to  experience;  to  suffer;  as  the  eye 
  met  a  horrid  sight;  he  met  his  fate. 
 
  Of  vice  or  virtue,  whether  blest  or  curst,  Which 
  meets  contempt,  or  which  compassion  first  --Pope. 
 
  5.  To  come  up  to  to  be  even  with  to  equal;  to  match;  to 
  satisfy;  to  ansver;  as  to  meet  one's  expectations;  the 
  supply  meets  the  demand. 
 
  {To  meet  half  way},  literally,  to  go  half  the  distance 
  between  in  order  to  meet  (one);  hence  figuratively,  to 
  yield  or  concede  half  of  the  difference  in  order  to  effect 
  a  compromise  or  reconciliation  with 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  MET 
  Memory  Enhancement  Technology  (HP),  MEt" 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  MET 
  Middle  European  Time  [+0100]  (TZ,  CET,  METDST,  MEZ) 
 
 




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