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me•tath•e•sis



Pronunciation: (mu-tath'u-sis), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/metathesis.html on line 79 [key]
n.,
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz"). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/metathesis.html on line 93 [key]

1. the transposition of letters, syllables, or sounds in a word, as in the pronunciationPronunciation: (kumf'tur-bul) Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/metathesis.html on line 106 [key]for comfortable or (aks) for ask.
2. Chem.See double decomposition.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/metathesis.html on line 152 metathesis (Thesaurus)

 

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