Meaning of META- in English

META-

or met- prefix Etymology: New Latin & Medieval Latin, from Latin or Greek; Latin, from Greek, among, with, after, from meta among, with, after; akin to Old English mid, mith with, Old High German mit 1. occurring later than or in succession to ; after , situated behind or beyond , later or more highly organized or specialized form of , change ; transformation , more comprehensive ; transcending , 4. involving substitution at or characterized by two positions in the benzene ring that are separated by one carbon atom , derived from by loss of water

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