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metathesis meaning and definition

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Definition of metathesis (noun)

  1. a linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence
  2. a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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