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Meaning of "metatheses" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF METATHESES

metatheses  [mɛˈtæθəˌsiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF METATHESES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Metatheses is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH METATHESES


anabases
əˈnæbəˌsiːz
anamorphoses
ˌænəˈmɔːfəˌsiːz
anthraces
ˈænθrəˌsiːz
boraces
ˈbɔːrəˌsiːz
catabases
kəˈtæbəˌsiːz
catalyses
kəˈtæləˌsiːz
diastases
daɪˈæstəˌsiːz
iconostases
ˌaɪkəʊˈnɒstəˌsiːz
katabases
kəˈtæbəˌsiːz
mesothoraces
ˌmɛsəʊˈθɔːrəˌsiːz
metathoraces
ˌmetəˈθɔːrəˌsiːz
myiases
ˈmaɪəˌsiːz
parabases
pəˈræbəˌsiːz
pityriases
ˌpɪtəˈraɪəˌsiːz
prothoraces
prəʊˈθɔːrəˌsiːz
schistosomiases
ˌʃɪstəsəʊˈmaɪəˌsiːz
telangiectases
tɪˌlændʒɪˈektəˌsiːz
thoraces
ˈθɔːrəˌsiːz
trichomoniases
ˌtrɪkəʊməˈnaɪəˌsiːz
urolithiases
ˌjʊərəʊlɪˈθaɪəˌsiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE METATHESES

metastatic
metastatically
metatag
metatarsal
metatarsi
metatarsus
metate
metatheoretical
metatheory
metatherian
metathesis
metathesise
metathesize
metathetic
metathetical
metathetically
metathoraces
metathoracic
metathorax
metatungstic

WORDS THAT END LIKE METATHESES

antitheses
diatheses
dieses
epentheses
hypotheses
Joneses
keep up with the Joneses
nemeses
parasyntheses
paratheses
parentheses
photosyntheses
praeses
prostheses
psychosyntheses
resyntheses
synantheses
syntheses
theses
working hypotheses

Synonyms and antonyms of metatheses in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «metatheses» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF METATHESES

Find out the translation of metatheses to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of metatheses from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «metatheses» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

复分解
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

metatheses
570 millions of speakers

English

metatheses
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

metatheses
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

metatheses
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

metatheses
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

metáteses
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

metatheses
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

métathèses
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Metatheses
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Metatheses
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

メタセシス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

metatheses
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Metatheses
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

metatheses
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

metatheses
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेटाथेसिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

metatheses
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

metatheses
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

metatheses
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

metatheses
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

metatheses
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Μεταθέσεις
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

metatheses
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

metatheses
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

metatheses
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of metatheses

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «METATHESES»

The term «metatheses» is used very little and occupies the 170.748 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «METATHESES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «metatheses» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «metatheses» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about metatheses

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «METATHESES»

Discover the use of metatheses in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to metatheses and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Annals of Theoretical Psychology
Therefore, we have named this abstract level the metalevel and the theses constituting this part of the text are called metatheses. These theses may be roughly classified into two main categories: metatheses containing the presupposed ...
Joseph R. Royce, Leendert P. Mos
2
The Signs of Language
slips provides evidence for independent coding of ASL major parameters. The best evidence for such independent coding comes from completed metatheses, because they reveal all of the building blocks of the intended signs (but misordered ...
Edward S. Klima, 1979
3
Linguistic Structure and Change: An Explanation from ...
Adjacent switches and contact metatheses Adjacent-segment switches represent an uncommon type of speech error. They mainly come in two varieties. When two consonants are switched, one of them is almost invariably /s/. When a ...
Thomas Berg, 1998
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ADVANCES ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY
297 III. Selectivity in Olefin Metatheses of Unsymmetrically Substituted Ethylenes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299 A. Monosubstituted Ethylenes . . . . . . . . . . . 299 B. Trisubstituted Ethylenes . . . . . . . . . . . . 302 IV. Metatheses Induced by Metal- Carbene .
Arlene Courtney, Stone, Trevor, 1978
5
Jewish and Muslim Dialects of Moroccan Arabic
3.3.13 Metatheses and other shifts involving two liquids The common term lsan ' tongue' (CA \/lsn) has variant forms, none widespread. For M dialects (S255) I recorded metathesized nsal in Atlantic Jd (l/3) and in Mr (l/4), and in Tg I have one ...
Jeffrey Heath, 2013
6
The Structure of Creole Words: Segmental, Syllabic and ...
As indicated in table (1 1), we found 66 cases of metathesis (tautosyllabic and cross-syllabic coda-onset metatheses). These metatheses could be interpreted as a solution for the preservation of the liquid segment of the etymon that violates  ...
Parth Bhatt, Ingo Plag, 2006
7
Phonology: Critical Concepts in Linguistics
They define perceptual metatheses as resulting 'when features extending across a CV or VC domain, or perceived as extending across such a domain, are reinterpreted as originating in non-historical positions' (l998: 6); it follows that such ...
Charles W. Kreidler, 2001
8
The Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds, Fused Pyrimidines: ...
D. Other Metatheses It seems convenient to outline next several other metatheses without trying to classify them into types. Similar metatheses in any extranuclear positions will generally be ignored as being in no way peculiar to the pteridine ...
D. J. Brown, 2009
9
Isocyanide Chemistry: Applications in Synthesis and Material ...
Ring-Closing. Metatheses. A straightforward entry into complex natural product- like structures relies on the setting up of a ring-closing metathesis (RCM) after IMCR condensation. This route has proved to be of particular efficacy in the design ...
V. Nenajdenko, 2012
10
Transition Metal Reagents and Catalysts: Innovations in ...
Metatheses. of. Alkenes. and. Alkynes,. and. Their. Synthetic. Applications. 8.2. 1 Historical Background and Mechanism of Alkene Metathesis It was known that internal alkenes could not be polymerized by Ziegler-Natta catalysts. However, in  ...
Jiro Tsuji, 2002

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «METATHESES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term metatheses is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Hacking the Humanities
It flew through thousands of lines of verse like a drone over a wildlife habitat, snapping pictures of similes, allusions, and metatheses. «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
2
The billionaire shaking up the world of cancer
[Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong: We now have patients with pancreatic cancer that are free of metatheses for five years. How many people know of ... «CBS News, Dec 14»
3
Genting Plantation to gain from ERS tie-up
... of United States-based Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc – US$28.05mil (RM89.48mil) for a licence to its patented metatheses technology, ... «The Star Online, Jul 14»
4
Top 10 Metatheses: Orpah Winfrey
Bird used to be brid (that's not a misspelling, pictured, that's etymology), wasp used to be waps and dusk used to be dox. I could have had a ... «The Independent, May 14»
5
The top ten: Malapropisms
Coming soon: Metatheses (transposition of sounds in words; for example, bird used to be brid). Send your suggestions, and ideas for future Top ... «The Independent, May 14»
6
WRITING WRONGS: Words from Alice in Wonderland and our …
Instead of “a well-oiled bicycle” he was reported to have said “a well-boiled icicle” and other such metatheses. In the spirit of Alice and Humpty ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Oct 13»
7
How to: archive and back up photos
... gasmaker empaling eutechnic const metatheses triboluminescence bookroom stuggy overswell histie assuager aurichlorohydric partitioned ... «What Digital Camera, Sep 10»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Metatheses [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/metatheses>. Aug 2019 ».
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