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metalworker one whose trade or hobby is metalworking.
metalworking the art, process, or trade of making metal objects.
metamorphic of, pertaining to, or characterized by change in form. [2 definitions]
metamorphism a complete change in form, substance, character, or appearance. [2 definitions]
metamorphose to alter the form or character of; transform. [3 definitions]
metamorphosis a complete change of form, structure, substance, appearance, or character; transformation. [3 definitions]
metaphase in biology, the stage in mitosis and meiosis in which the duplicated chromosomes of the dividing cell line up along the equatorial plane of the spindle.
metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is used to describe one thing in terms of another in a nonliteral way, such as "drowning in work".
metaphysical of, pertaining to, or in the nature of metaphysics. [3 definitions]
metaphysics (used with a sing. verb) the branch of philosophy that deals with first principles and the ultimate nature of reality and existence. [2 definitions]
metastasis the transfer of disease or malignant cells from one part of the body to another through the blood, lymph, or membranes, or the resulting condition, as in tuberculosis or cancerous tumors. [2 definitions]
metastasize to spread to other parts of the body, as cells of a malignant tumor.
metatarsal of or relating to the metatarsus. [2 definitions]
metatarsus the instep, or bones of the instep, of the human foot, or a corresponding part in the hind foot of four-legged animals.
metathesis the accidental or intentional interchange of letters, syllables, or sounds within one word or among words.
metazoan any of the animals whose bodies are composed of differentiated cells. (Cf. protozoan.) [2 definitions]
mete1 to apportion or distribute (usu. fol. by out).
mete2 a boundary or limit, or the marker thereof.
metempsychosis the transmigration of the soul of a dead person or animal into the living body of another.
metencephalon the anterior part of the embryonic brain that develops into the cerebellum and the pons.
meteor a small mass, speck, or remnant of matter traveling through space or falling to earth, or the fiery streak in the sky made by the friction of its passage through the earth's atmosphere; meteorite or meteoroid.