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metheglin an alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water and sometimes spices; mead.
methemoglobin a substance formed in the blood by the oxidation of hemoglobin, as by the effects of certain drugs.
methionine a sulfur-containing amino acid that is found in proteins and is essential in the diet of humans and other animals.
method plan or mode of procedure; way. [3 definitions]
methodical done, arranged, or acting in an orderly and systematic way. [2 definitions]
Methodism the doctrines, beliefs, and practices of the Methodists. [2 definitions]
Methodist a member of a Protestant Christian religious denomination developed from the teachings of John Wesley in the early eighteenth century. [3 definitions]
methodize to reduce to a systematic and orderly way or arrangement. [2 definitions]
methodology a body of methods, principles, and rules used for a specific activity or branch of knowledge. [2 definitions]
methotrexate A toxic analog of folate that is used as a chemotherapy agent, an immune system suppressant, and an abortifacient.
Methuselah according to the Old Testament, a patriarch who lived 969 years.
methyl a common organic chemical unit made up of carbon and hydrogen, usu. existing only in combination.
methyl acetate a clear liquid substance that readily evaporates, used esp. as a solvent and paint remover.
methyl alcohol a colorless, volatile, poisonous liquid, consisting of one carbon atom per molecule with hydrogen and oxygen, that is used as a fuel, solvent, and antifreeze; methanol.
methyl chloride a colorless, poisonous gas, used as a local anesthetic, in refrigeration, and in organic synthesis.
metical the chief monetary unit of Mozambique, equaling one hundred centavos.
meticulous carefully attentive to every small detail; painstaking.
métier a particular field of activity such as a trade; occupation. [2 definitions]
metonymy a figure of speech in which the name of one thing is used in place of something else with which it is associated, such as "the grape" for wine, "laurels" for fame, or "the law" for a police officer.
metopic of or relating to the forehead.
metre a spelling of "meter1" (unit of measure) and "meter2" (musical time) used in Canada and Britain. See "meter" for more information.