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  Definition of metathesis
  1. a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)
  2. a linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence
Similar Words: double decomposition, double decomposition reaction

 

Hyponyms: double replacement reaction

 

 
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