• Little Black Sambo met another Tiger
    Little Black Sambo met another Tiger
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Met- (Chem) Other; duplicate corresponding to; resembling; hence, metameric; as, meta-arabinic, metaldehyde.
    • Met- A prefix meaning at a level above, as in metaphysics, metalanguage.
    • Met- A prefix meaning between with after behind over about reversely; as, metachronism, the error of placing after the correct time; metaphor, lit., a carrying over; metathesis, a placing reversely.
    • Met- (Chem) Having less than the highest number of hydroxyl groups; -- said of acids; as, metaphosphoric acid. Also used adjectively.
    • Met- (Chem) That two replacing radicals, in the benzene nucleus, occupy the relative positions of 1 and 3, 2 and 4, 3 and 5, 4 and 6, 5 and 1, or 6 and 2; as, metacresol, etc. See Ortho-, and Para-.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

How the queen met the lion-fairy How the queen met the lion-fairy


  • Wilson Mizner
    “The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong.”
  • Indian Saying
    Indian Saying
    “I met a hundred men going to Delhi and everyone is my brother.”
  • Jewish Proverb
    Jewish Proverb
    “I felt sorry for myself because I had no shoes -- until I met a man who had no feet.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    “What has become clear to you since we last met?”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    “I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people.”
  • Henry Miller
    “The real enemy can always be met and conquered, or won over. Real antagonism is based on love, a love which has not recognized itself.”


Hail-fellow-well-met - Someone whose behavior is hearty, friendly and congenial.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. meta` between, with, after; akin to AS. mid, with, G. mit, Goth. miþ, E. mid, in midwife,


In literature:

I met him first at Wonderland.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
She had met Lord and Lady Dauntrey a month ago in Brighton at the Metropole.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
But still, when Ehrenthal at length appeared, the baron met him with an expression that positively appalled him.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
I'd have taken it for granted that Jim and the fiancee had met before we met him at St. Raphael.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
On one particularly gloomy night, I met a chaplain friend of mine in the big Y.M.C.A.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
Their eyes met in frank challenge.
"Quin" by Alice Hegan Rice
But no such cheering sight met his gaze.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
Everyone they met cast admiring glances at Alfred's uniform.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
On the road we met General Rosecrans and staff.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
We met the general of the Gironde and the marine official.
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
Coming into the path, Orn met his daughter and went with her to the house.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Her first production was a set of lays in French verse, that met with instant popularity throughout England.
"Woman's Work in Music" by Arthur Elson
Quite by accident he had met him a few days before near the fair booths on Schuett Island.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
She went a little further, and she met a dog.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf; a Practical Plan of Character Building, Volume I (of 17)" by Various
The afternoon was drawing to a close as they met.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
In Paris, off and on, I met many of those elderly New York ladies of position.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Everyone, he thought, had some good in him, and in all he met he was on the lookout to find it.
"Tales from Dickens" by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
Early next morning I drove the Count back to Nice, where, at a quiet spot beyond the Magnan, he met the pretty Gabrielle clandestinely.
"The Count's Chauffeur" by William Le Queux
Met with, and was introduced to, Gov.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
We have met them as they return to their ship.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis

In poetry:

I bore him downwards to the Sea,
The white surf, met us on the sand
His beauty was made one with me
Who saw and loved it on the land.
"Song of the Enfifa River" by Laurence Hope
'Whether weary, with toiling in vain,
Or gay, from abundant success,
I heard the same blessing again,--
I met the same tender caress:
"The Old Fisherman" by Matilda Betham
But when the Ulemas were met,
And the thing heard, they doubted not;
But sentenced him, as the law is,
To die by stoning on the spot.
"Stanzas In Memory Of The Author Of 'Obermann'" by Matthew Arnold
When Percy wi the Douglas met,
I wat he was fu fain!
They swakked their swords, till sair they swat,
And the blood ran down like rain.
"Battle Of Otterbourne" by Anonymous British
The Percy and Montgomery met,
That either of other were fain;
They swapped swords, and they twa swat,
And aye the blood ran down between.
"Battle Of Otterbourne" by Anonymous British
When Percy with the Douglas met,
I wat he was fu fain;
They swakked their swords, till sair they swat,
And the blood ran down like rain.
"The Battle Of Otterburn" by Anonymous British

In news:

Singer performed 31 seasons with Met.
Baritone Thomas Hampson stars as Macbeth at the Met.
Famed Mets rally chicken 'Little Jerry Seinfeld' won't be the first celebrity animal to grace the barnyard at Watkins Glen.
AP Photo/Kathy Willens) New York Mets relief pitcher Tim Byrdak holds "Little Jerry Seinfeld, " the chicken that he brought into the clubhouse.
Barstow Park is club project The Jolly Juniors and Juniorette 4-H club met on Tuesday, April 12 at the 4-H building for its monthly meeting.
Ex-pat painter and Mets fan shows her love for the game.
At the prompting of his nephew Bill Scott, Zergman met with the Sequim Gazette to discuss his 68-year-old prisoner-of-war story before dining at 7 Cedars Casino.
Beltran back in batting cage for Mets.
Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran hit in the batting cage in Port St Lucie on Wednesday, but only from the right side, to protect his left knee.
When Beltran hits left-handed he has to put more weight on the knee that has tendinitis, and the Mets don't want him to do that yet.
Listening to Jerry Manuel talk about the Mets' batting order this season is like reading some of his favorite Gandhi writings.
Mike Stobe/Getty Johan Santana, despite extraordinary struggles recently, will make his next scheduled start for the Mets.
WHEN Cory Ocasio and his teammates met Delaware public high school rivals in Math League finals last winter, they heard cruel sniggering from the other sides.
I noticed that Met play their songs almost at chipmunk speed live.
On Sunday, Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey hit a bases loaded two-run single in the second inning putting the Mets ahead.

In science:

Fadda et al. and Franceschini et al. (2002) concluded that the expectations of the obscured accretion model are basically met.
Complete Multiwavelength Characterization of Faint Chandra X-ray Sources Seen in the Spitzer Wide-Area IR Extragalactic (SWIRE) Survey
In other words, all the time critical functions have deadlines which must always be met in order for the system to function properly.
EPspectra: A Formal Toolkit for Developing DSP Software Applications
Solutions to the homogeneous equation should be added to Eq. (3.27) to ensure that the boundary condition u′ (xB ) = 0 for points xB on the sample boundary is met.
Nonaffine Correlations in Random Elastic Media
For completely random sampling of nodes we find that this condition is fulfilled by classical random graphs; for the vast ma jority of networks this condition will, however, not be met.
Sampling properties of random graphs: the degree distribution
Obviously there is some probability that this condition is met even if the sequence in fact was generated at random.
Should you believe that this coin is fair?
Unphysical shell-crossing singularities arise when this condition is not met.
The Possibility of Cosmic Acceleration via Spatial Averaging in Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi Models
The Find – People screen (Figure 4-9) consists of a scrollable list of People that April met, ordered by time.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Earlier calculations such as Ashurst & Meiron (1987), Pumir & Kerr (1987) and Melander & Hussain (1989) met none of these criteria on coarse meshes.
Computational Euler History
Zabusky and others met at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton to consider what direction a new computational effort should follow.
Computational Euler History
For the DGI to be triggered in superfluid turbulence, two conditions must be met.
Transitions between turbulent and laminar superfluid vorticity states in the outer core of a neutron star
This expectation is not met in the C IV and N V column densities given in Table 2.
The magnetic Bp star 36 Lyncis, II. A spectroscopic analysis of its co-rotating disk
If the condition (19) is met, then the generalized arcsine law holds true (see e.g.
On the asymptotic behaviour of random recursive trees in random environment
The VertexRSI antenna has larger pointing errors after the source has been reached than the AEC antenna does, though the encoder data indicates that the specification of 0.6 arcsec is approximately met.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
At each relaxation step, all nodes are moved in the direction of the corresponding normalized total force, until a relaxation condition is met.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
Our result is accurate up to terms of second order, while the precession met in the bibliography is accurate only up to first-order terms.
Precession of Pericenter: A More Accurate Approach