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9 definitions found
 for Met
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meet \Meet\ (m[=e]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Met (m[e^]t); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Meeting.] [OE. meten, AS. m[=e]tan, fr. m[=o]t,
     gem[=o]t, a meeting; akin to OS. m[=o]tian to meet, Icel.
     maeta, Goth. gam[=o]tjan. See Moot, v. t.]
     1. To join, or come in contact with; esp., to come in contact
        with by approach from an opposite direction; to come upon
        or against, front to front, as distinguished from contact
        by following and overtaking.
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     2. To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to
        encounter hostilely; as, they met the enemy and defeated
        them; the ship met opposing winds and currents.
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     3. To come into the presence of without contact; to come
        close to; to intercept; to come within the perception,
        influence, or recognition of; as, to meet a train at a
        junction; to meet carriages or persons in the street; to
        meet friends at a party; sweet sounds met the ear.
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              His daughter came out to meet him.    --Judg. xi.
                                                    34.
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     4. To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal
        acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer; as, the eye
        met a horrid sight; he met his fate.
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              Of vice or virtue, whether blest or curst,
              Which meets contempt, or which compassion first.
                                                    --Pope.
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     5. To come up to; to be even with; to equal; to match; to
        satisfy; to ansver; as, to meet one's expectations; the
        supply meets the demand.
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     To meet half way, literally, to go half the distance
        between in order to meet (one); hence, figuratively, to
        yield or concede half of the difference in order to effect
        a compromise or reconciliation with.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mete \Mete\, v. i. & t. [imp. Mette; p. p. Met.] [AS.
     m?tan.]
     To dream; also impersonally; as, me mette, I dreamed. [Obs.]
     "I mette of him all night." --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Met \Met\, obs.
     imp. & p. p. of Mete, to measure. --Chapman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Met \Met\, obs.
     p. p. of Mete, to dream. --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meta- \Met"a-\, Met- \Met-\ [Gr. meta` between, with, after;
     akin to AS. mid with, G. mit, Goth. mi[thorn], E. mid, in
     midwife.]
     1. A prefix meaning between, with, after, behind, over,
        about, reversely; as, metachronism, the error of placing
        after the correct time; metaphor, lit., a carrying over;
        metathesis, a placing reversely.
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     2. (Chem.) A prefix denoting:
        (a) Other; duplicate, corresponding to; resembling; hence,
            metameric; as, meta-arabinic, metaldehyde.
        (b) (Organic Chem.) That two replacing radicals, in the
            benzene nucleus, occupy the relative positions of 1
            and 3, 2 and 4, 3 and 5, 4 and 6, 5 and 1, or 6 and 2;
            as, metacresol, etc. See Ortho-, and Para-.
        (c) (Inorganic Chem.) Having less than the highest number
            of hydroxyl groups; -- said of acids; as,
            metaphosphoric acid. Also used adjectively.
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     3. A prefix meaning at a level above, as in metaphysics,
        metalanguage.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Met \Met\,
     imp. & p. p. of Meet.
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From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  MET
         Memory Enhancement Technology (HP), "MEt"
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  MET
         Micro Exposure Tool (Intel, EuropeV)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  MET
         Middle European Time [+0100] (TZ, CET, METDST, MEZ)
         

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