5 letter word starting with met

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meta- Alt. of Met-
metal noun An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic rather than acid properties, as contrasted with the nonmetals, or metalloids. No sharp line can be drawn between the metals and nonmetals, and certain elements partake of both acid and basic qualities, as chromium, manganese, bismuth, etc., Ore from which a metal is derived; — so called by miners., A mine from which ores are taken., The substance of which anything is made; material; hence, constitutional disposition; character; temper., Courage; spirit; mettle. See Mettle., The broken stone used in macadamizing roads and ballasting railroads., The effective power or caliber of guns carried by a vessel of war., Glass in a state of fusion., The rails of a railroad., To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship’s bottom; to metal a road.
mette imp. of Mete, imp. of Mete, to dream.
meted imp. & past participle of Mete
meter noun One who, or that which, metes or measures. See Coal-meter., An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured., A line above or below a hanging net, to which the net is attached in order to strengthen it., Alt. of Metre
metre noun Rhythmical arrangement of syllables or words into verses, stanzas, strophes, etc.; poetical measure, depending on number, quantity, and accent of syllables; rhythm; measure; verse; also, any specific rhythmical arrangements; as, the Horatian meters; a dactylic meter., A poem., A measure of length, equal to 39.37 English inches, the standard of linear measure in the metric system of weights and measures. It was intended to be, and is very nearly, the ten millionth part of the distance from the equator to the north pole, as ascertained by actual measurement of an arc of a meridian. See Metric system, under Metric., See Meter.
metic noun A sojourner; an immigrant; an alien resident in a Grecian city, but not a citizen.
metif noun f. Alt. of Metive
metis noun f. Alt. of Metisse