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meta- British & World English

Denoting a change of position or condition

meta British & World English

short for meta key.

meta key British & World English

A key on some keyboards which activates a particular function when held down simultaneously with another key

Meta River British & World English

A river that flows northeast for 650 miles (1,050 km) from central Colombia into the Orinoco River and that forms part of the Colombia-Venezuela boundary

metadata British & World English

A set of data that describes and gives information about other data

metarule British & World English

A rule governing the content, form, or application of other rules

metafiction British & World English

Fiction in which the author self-consciously alludes to the artificiality or literariness of a work by parodying or departing from novelistic conventions and traditional narrative techniques

metamessage British & World English

An underlying meaning or subtext

metalanguage British & World English

A form of language or set of terms used for the description or analysis of another language

metamaterial British & World English

A synthetic composite material with a structure such that it exhibits properties not usually found in natural materials, especially a negative refractive index

metacognition British & World English

Awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes

metamathematics British & World English

The field of study that deals with the structure and formal properties of mathematics and similar formal systems

meta Spanish-English

finishing line, tape

meta key English-Spanish

tecla feminine meta

meta tag English-Spanish

etiqueta feminine meta

lengua meta Spanish-English

target language, object language

línea de meta Spanish-English

finishing line, wire

lengua meta Spanish-English

target language, object language

línea de meta Spanish-English

finishing line, wire

chutar a meta in meta Spanish-English

to shoot at goal

llegó sobrado a la meta in sobrado Spanish-English

he won easily, he crossed the finishing line well ahead of the rest

una meta de difícil consecución in consecución Spanish-English

a goal which is difficult to attain

su única meta es ganar dinero in meta Spanish-English

his only objective, he's only out to make money

llegaron a la meta, pero a duras penas in pena Spanish-English

they reached the finishing line, but only just

me he puesto por meta terminar el trabajo mañana in meta Spanish-English

I've set myself the goal of finishing the work tomorrow

sacó fuerzas de flaqueza y consiguió llegar a la meta in fuerza Spanish-English

she made a supreme effort and managed to reach the tape

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