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Definition of the noun Metron

What does Metron mean as a name of something?

Metron is a genus of Hesperiidae, described by Godman in 1900.

Alternative definition of the noun Metron


  1. measure (poetic)
  2. [by extension] sphere of influence


Metron is a character created by Jack Kirby for his Fourth World series in DC Comics. He was "based on Leonard Nimoy as Spock", and designed as a character who "would frequently change sides [between New Genesis and Apokolips]". He first appeared in New Gods #1.

Phrases with Metron

Phrases starting with the word Metron:

  1. Metron Goza
  2. Metron Anita
  3. Metron Gades
  4. Metron Oropa
  5. Metron Tomba
  6. Metron Zimra
  7. Metron Fascia
  8. Metron Noctis
  9. Metron Cuneata
  10. Metron Voranus
  11. Metron Ambrosei
  12. Metron Angulina
  13. Metron Fasciata
  14. Metron Verdanta
  15. Metron Hypodesma
  16. Metron Schrottkyi
  17. Metron Subviridis
  18. Metron Leucogaster

Phrases ending with the word Metron:

  1. Genus Metron
  2. Glyphipterix Metron

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Metron

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Google previewThe Rule of God (2002)

Shepherd / Bishop Rule by Randy Shankle

The Greek word metron means: a limited portion. Your metron is a limited measure of rule. Your measure is not all rule, over all nations, or all people. Your domestic rule is a metron rule. It is limited to you and your family. In other words, you ...

Google previewThe Journal of Educational Research (1921)

The first number of Metron is a strong one. The first article (in French) is on "Statistical Method." It is a ...

Google previewHephaestion on Metre (1987)

by J. M. Van Ophuijsen

The metron is the second component in various asynartete metra originating with Archilochus (H. viii.7, xv.2 and H. vii.4, xv. 8 and the present §), with Anacreon (H. xv.20), and with Sappho (H. xv. 25; here the first component is an Ithyphallic as ...

Google previewCollected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce (1974)

by Charles Sanders Peirce

A metron is an object composed of parts in one to one correspondence with all the states of a circuit of variation, such that any two form a standard of measurement, and the whole has steady displacements, that is, if the change of one part from ...

Google previewAdvanced Apostolic Studies (2008)

Transitioning Every Believer Into Apostolic Ministry by Jonas Clark

The Greek word metron means a... •Portioned off measure •Determined extent •Measure or limit. UNDERSTANDING KANONS The Greek word /canon as seen above ( 31 Lesson 6 Apostles and Spiritual ...

Google previewThe Princeton Handbook of Poetic Terms (2014)

by Alex Preminger, O. B. Hardison Jr., Frank J. Warnke

In classical iambic, trochaic , and anapaestic verse the metron is a dipody (pair of feet). Thus the trochaic dimeter ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia-dictionary and Reference Handbook of the Ophthalmic Sciences (1903)

Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, and in the Readiest Form for Popular Use, the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Etymology of All the Words and Terms Used in the Ophthalmic Sciences by Robert H. Knowles, Rollin Henry Knowles

[Greek, ophthalmos = the eye -f- tonos = a tone + metron = a measure.] The application of the rules laid down and the employment of such instruments made for the purpose of determining the amount of tension of the eyeball produced by the ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

tumour hemera, day alaos, obscure ops, eye ia, a condition heteros, different phora, movement ia, a condition hemi, half an, without opsis, vision ia, a condition hyper, above metron, measure ops, eye ia, a condition illusio, mock G. G. keras, ...

Google previewThe Readable Dictionary (1860)

by John Williams (of Lancaster, O.)

(Gr, ,ufl'ffl [metron], a, measure. 5. Of'the Number Five. QUINQUE, five. (L.) Hence, Quinqu, a prefix, signifying five. Quinquennial, occurring every five years, or lasting five years. (L., annus, a year.) Quinquelateral, having five sides. (L., talus ...

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Quotations (1980)

by Robert Collison

Mêden huper to metron GREEK PROvERB Nothing beyond due measure. Metron d'epi pasin ariston PYTHAGORAs: Golden Verses (Greek) Moderation in MODERATION 229.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

psychometrician /-mۑtrishމۑn/>*k, psychƝ mind, metron, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

thermoluminescent dosimetry film'mines'ont/ [Gk, therme'; L, lumen, light; Gk, dosis, something given, metron, measure], a method of measuring the ionizing radiation to which a ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

metron, measure] ¡. comb device for measuring ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

metron, measure] An instrument for measuring the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science (1922)

Consisting of Words and Phrases Used in Dental Literature and Such Words of the Collateral Sciences as Relate to the Art and Science of Dentistry, with Their Pronunciation, Derivation and Definition by Lovick Pierce Anthony

metron, measure; Fr. metre). The unit of linear ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

&pio~rov uirpov (ariston metron). [Metron ariston.] y\avKas fts*A9iivas (glaukaseis Athena*), Owls to Athens. The owl was sacred to Minerva, the guardian divinity of Athens ; hence, owls were abundant there, so that the proverb = to carry coals ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

metron, measure.] ...

Google previewThe Students' Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1896)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical Terms, Together with Much Collateral Descriptive Matter, Numerous Tables, Etc. ... by Alexander Duane

metron, measure.] A udt of length supposed to be one ten-millionth of a quadrant of a meridian of the earth's surface, 39.370 inches. M. angle, the angle formed by the two eyes when converging upon a point one m. distant. It varies with the ...

Google previewPrinceton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2015)

by Alex Preminger, Frank J. Warnke, O. B. Hardison Jr.

METRON. In Gr, and L. verse the unit of measurement. In dactylic (-- ~), cretic (---), and bacchiac (~--) verse the unit is a single foot (e.g., the dactylic hexameter contains 6 feet) and the scansion is according to the foot (kata poda). On the ...

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