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Metapterygial
Metapterygium
metaq
METAR
metarule
metasequoia
Metasequoia glyptostrodoides
Metasilicate
Metasilicic
Metasilicic acid
metasomatic
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Metasome
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metastable state
metastably
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metastatic tumor
metastatically
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metastable definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (of physical systems) continuing in its present state of equilibrium unless sufficiently disturbed to pass to a more stable state of equilibrium

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1897 having or characterized by only a slight margin of stability <a metastable compound> metastability noun metastably adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 (of a state of equilibrium) stable only under small disturbances. 2 passing to another state so slowly as to seem stable. Derivatives: metastability n.



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