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Ametropia
Ametropia Am`e*tro"pi*a, n. [Gr. ? irregular + ?, ?, eye.] (Med.) Any abnormal condition of the refracting powers of the eye. -- Am`e*trop"ic, a.
Ametropic
Ametropia Am`e*tro"pi*a, n. [Gr. ? irregular + ?, ?, eye.] (Med.) Any abnormal condition of the refracting powers of the eye. -- Am`e*trop"ic, a.
Anemometrograph
Anemometrograph An`e*mo*met"ro*graph, n. [Anemometer + -graph.] An anemograph. --Knight.
Anisometropia
Anisometropia An`i*so*me*tro"pi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? + ? measure + ?, ?, eye.] Unequal refractive power in the two eyes.
Asymmetrous
Asymmetrous A*sym"me*trous, a. [Gr. ?.] Asymmetrical. [Obs.] --Barrow.
Barometrograph
Barometrograph Bar`o*met"ro*graph, n. [Gr. ? weight + ? measure + -graph.] A form of barometer so constructed as to inscribe of itself upon paper a record of the variations of atmospheric pressure.
Emmetropia
Emmetropia Em`me*tro"pi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? in measure, proportioned, suitable (? in + ? measure) + ?, ?, eye.] (Med.) That refractive condition of the eye in which the rays of light are all brought accurately and without undue effort to a focus upon the retina; -- opposed to hypermetropia, myopia, an astigmatism.
Emmetropic
Emmetropic Em`me*trop"ic, a. Pertaining to, or characterized by, emmetropia. The normal or emmetropic eye adjusts itself perfectly for all distances. --J. Le Conte.
Emmetropy
Emmetropy Em*met"ro*py, n. (Med.) Same as Emmetropia.
Exametron
Exametron Ex*am"e*tron, n. [NL. See Hexameter.] An hexameter. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Hydrometrograph
Hydrometrograph Hy`dro*met"ro*graph, n. [Hydro-, 1 + Gr. ? measure + -graph.] An instrument for determining and recording the quantity of water discharged from a pipe, orifice, etc., in a given time.
Hypermetropia
Hypermetropia Hy`per*me*tro"pi*a, Hypermetropy Hy`per*met"ro*py, n. [NL. hypermetropia, fr. Gr. ? excessive + ?, ?, the eye. See Hypermeter.] A condition of the eye in which, through shortness of the eyeball or fault of the refractive media, the rays of light come to a focus behind the retina; farsightedness; -- called also hyperopia. Cf. Emmetropia. Note: In hypermetropia, vision for distant objects, although not better absolutely, is better than that for near objects, and hence, the individual is said to be farsighted. It is corrected by the use of convex glasses. -- Hy`per*me*trop"ic, a.
Hypermetropic
Hypermetropia Hy`per*me*tro"pi*a, Hypermetropy Hy`per*met"ro*py, n. [NL. hypermetropia, fr. Gr. ? excessive + ?, ?, the eye. See Hypermeter.] A condition of the eye in which, through shortness of the eyeball or fault of the refractive media, the rays of light come to a focus behind the retina; farsightedness; -- called also hyperopia. Cf. Emmetropia. Note: In hypermetropia, vision for distant objects, although not better absolutely, is better than that for near objects, and hence, the individual is said to be farsighted. It is corrected by the use of convex glasses. -- Hy`per*me*trop"ic, a.
Hypermetropy
Hypermetropia Hy`per*me*tro"pi*a, Hypermetropy Hy`per*met"ro*py, n. [NL. hypermetropia, fr. Gr. ? excessive + ?, ?, the eye. See Hypermeter.] A condition of the eye in which, through shortness of the eyeball or fault of the refractive media, the rays of light come to a focus behind the retina; farsightedness; -- called also hyperopia. Cf. Emmetropia. Note: In hypermetropia, vision for distant objects, although not better absolutely, is better than that for near objects, and hence, the individual is said to be farsighted. It is corrected by the use of convex glasses. -- Hy`per*me*trop"ic, a.
Metrochrome
Metrochrome Met"ro*chrome, n. [Gr. ? + ? color.] An instrument for measuring colors.
Metrograph
Metrograph Met"ro*graph, n. [Gr. ? measure + -graph.] An instrument attached to a locomotive for recording its speed and the number and duration of its stops.
Metromania
Metromania Met`ro*ma"ni*a, n. [Gr. ? measure + E. mania.] A mania for writing verses.
Metromaniac
Metromaniac Met`ro*ma"ni*ac, n. One who has metromania.
Metrometer
Metrometer Me*trom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? womb + -meter.] (Med.) An instrument for measuring the size of the womb. --Knight.
Metronomy
Metronomy Me*tron"o*my, n. [See Metronome.] Measurement of time by an instrument.
Metropolis
Metropolis Me*trop"o*lis, n. [L. metropolis, Gr. ?, prop., the mother city (in relation to colonies); ? mother + ? city. See Mother, and Police.] 1. The mother city; the chief city of a kingdom, state, or country. [Edinburgh] gray metropolis of the North. --Tennyson. 2. (Eccl.) The seat, or see, of the metropolitan, or highest church dignitary. The great metropolis and see of Rome. --Shak.
Metropolitan
Metropolitan Met`ro*pol"i*tan, n. [LL. metropolitanus.] 1. The superior or presiding bishop of a country or province. 2. (Lat. Church.) An archbishop. 3. (Gr. Church) A bishop whose see is civil metropolis. His rank is intermediate between that of an archbishop and a patriarch. --Hook.
Metropolitan vestry
Vestry Ves"try, n.; pl. Vestries. [OE. vestrye, F. vestiaire, L. vestiarium, fr. vestiarius belonging to clothes, fr. vestis a garment. See Vest, n., and cf. Vestiary.] 1. A room appendant to a church, in which sacerdotal vestments and sacred utensils are sometimes kept, and where meetings for worship or parish business are held; a sacristy; -- formerly called revestiary. He said unto him that was over the vestry, Bring forth vestments for all the worshipers of Baal. --2 Kings x. 22. 2. (Ch. of Eng.) A parochial assembly; an assembly of persons who manage parochial affairs; -- so called because usually held in a vestry. 3. (Prot. Epis. Ch.) A body, composed of wardens and vestrymen, chosen annually by a parish to manage its temporal concerns. Metropolitan vestry, in the city of London, and certain specified parishes and places in England, a body composed of householders who pay poor rates. Its duties include the repair of churches, care of highways, the appointment of certain officers, etc. Select vestry, a select number of persons chosen in large and populous English parishes to represent and manage the concerns of the parish for one year. --Mozley & W. Vestry board (Ch. of Eng.), a vestry. See def. 2, above. Vestry clerk, an officer chosen by the vestry, who keeps a record of its proceedings; also, in England, one who keeps the parish accounts and books. Vestry meeting, the meeting of a vestry or vestry board; also, a meeting of a parish held in a vestry or other place.
Metropolitanate
Metropolitanate Met`ro*pol"i*tan*ate, n. The see of a metropolitan bishop. --Milman.
Metropolite
Metropolite Me*trop"o*lite, n. [L. metropolita, Gr. ?.] A metropolitan. --Barrow.
Metropolitical
Metropolitical Met`ro*po*lit"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to a metropolis; being a metropolis; metropolitan; as, the metropolitical chair. --Bp. Hall.
Metrorrhagia
Metrorrhagia Met`ror*rha"gi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? womb + ? to break.] (Med.) Profuse bleeding from the womb, esp. such as does not occur at the menstrual period.
Metroscope
Metroscope Met"ro*scope, n. [Gr. ? womb + -scope.] A modification of the stethoscope, for directly auscultating the uterus from the vagina.
Metrosideros
Metrosideros Met`ro*si*de"ros, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? heart of a tree + ? iron.] (Bot.) A myrtaceous genus of trees or shrubs, found in Australia and the South Sea Islands, and having very hard wood. Metrosideros vera is the true ironwood.
Metrosideros robusta
Rata Ra"ta, n. [Maori.] (Bot.) A New Zealand forest tree (Metrosideros robusta), also, its hard dark red wood, used by the Maoris for paddles and war clubs.

Meaning of Metro from wikipedia

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- Mumbai Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. The system is designed to reduce traffic congestion in the city, and supplement...
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