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Synonyms of metathesis

Noun


1. metathesis, linguistic process

usage: a linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence

2. double decomposition, double decomposition reaction, metathesis, chemical reaction, reaction

usage: a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)

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