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Metathesis

noun
(pl. metatheses)
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).  Synonyms: double decomposition, double decomposition reaction.






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Words linked to "Metathesis" :   double decomposition, chemical reaction, double decomposition reaction, reaction, linguistic process, double replacement reaction



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