Definition of Metathetic

1. a. Of or pertaining to metathesis.



Definition of Metathetic

1. Adjective. (linguistics) exhibiting metathesis ¹

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Definition of Metathetic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metathetic

metatextualities
metatextuality
metathalamus
metatheatrical
metatheoretical
metatheoretically
metatherian
metatherians
metatheses
metathesiophobia
metathesis
metathesize
metathesized
metathesizes
metathesizing
metathetic (current term)
metathetical
metathetically
metathinking
metathoraces
metathoracic
metathorax
metathoraxes
metathought
metathoughts
metatitanic
metatitanic acid
metatorbernite
metatranscriptome
metatranscriptomes

Literary usage of Metathetic

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1. The Mechanism of Evolution in Leptinotarsa by William Lawrence Tower, Joseph Kumler Breitenbecher (1918)
"The most striking fact in this metathetic reaction is that the agent always goes over to a precisely similar position, mode, and time of somatic expression, ..."

2. The Elementary Principles of Chemistry by Abram Van Eps Young (1900)
"Chemical reactions may be classified, in part only, as analytic, synthetic, and metathetic, or mixed: analytic, when they change compounds into their ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1911)
"Note here the variations tj=t (Tag., P., and Am.) with metathetic ... and Am. with metathetic niok in Tag. A similar metathesis is seen in B.-I. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"metathetic reactions between certain substances dissolved in liquid ammonia. 3. ... We have studied qualitatively the metathetic reactions, ..."

5. Sissano: Movements of Migration Within and Through Melanesia by William Churchill (1916)
"If 9 leiba is not a printer's error in Ray's report, it is readily comprehensible as metathetic upon 8 leiba. In lo-11, 13-15, 17-18 we find the immediately ..."

6. Dictionary and Grammar of the Language of Saʻa and Ulawa, Solomon Islands by Walter George Ivens (1918)
"Possibly metathetic upon Mota tae, Motu tage, Polynesian tae, hae. he'a 3. exclamation, with demonstrative na or ni added; he'a na, S., he'a ni, U., ..."

7. The Polynesian Wanderings: Tracks of the Migration Deduced from an by William Churchill (1911)
"Sulu nui is at least in form metathetic and if that be a permissible explanation nu becomes a secondary abrasion form. We have, however, no transition forms ..."

8. The Properties of Electrically Conducting Systems: Including Electrolytes by Charles August Kraus (1922)
"In the case of a metathetic reaction with hydrochloric acid, the conductance was ... metathetic reactions take place readily in solutions in solvents of low ..."

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