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Synonyms for metathesis
məˈtæθ ə sɪs; -ˌsiz; ˈkʌmf tər bəl

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  1. metathesis(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    double decomposition reaction, double decomposition

  2. double decomposition, double decomposition reaction, metathesis(noun)

    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 reaction, double decomposition

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