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  1. metathesis

    • IPA[məˈtaTHəsəs]

    美式

    • n.
      the transposition of sounds or letters in a word;a reaction in which two compounds exchange ions, typically with precipitation of an insoluble product.
    • noun: metathesis, plural noun: metatheses

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the transposition of sounds or letters in a word he attributes the metathesis of the last two sounds to the Creole tendency to end words with a vowel
    • 2. a reaction in which two compounds exchange ions, typically with precipitation of an insoluble product.