verbpast and past participle
- past and past participle of meet
usually metsA secondary malignant growth at a distance from a primary site of cancer; a metastasis.
malignant growth, cancerous growth, malignant tumour, tumour, malignancy, met
- ‘historically, women with brain mets have been excluded from clinical trials’
1970s short for metastasis.
abbreviationinformal the Met
1The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
2The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
- ‘With February's biting winds sweeping down the Manhattan avenues, she transfers the idea to the grande dame of New York's museums, the Met.’
- ‘The Met is one of the world's most inclusive great museums.’
- ‘His elegant voice is familiar to many who have visited the Met and have used the museum's audio guides.’
- ‘The site uses proprietary algorithms to weight shows by venue and participants; where a show is held—whether in a small museum or at the Met—counts for a lot.’
- ‘That piece never made it to the Met, according to a museum spokeswoman, and historians say it is still in private hands.’
- ‘Some of these panels are now in the collections of other museums, like the Met in New York.’
- ‘Among American museums, the Met is probably the only one that could attempt as comprehensive a survey as that attempted in'Designing Nature'.’
- ‘His generosity to the Met had not been soured by a failed attempt in the mid-1970s to establish a fine-arts education center at the museum.’
- ‘At the Met was a classic de Montebello exhibit.’
- ‘Many museums, including the Met, have returned artifacts stolen or looted to their rightful owners.’
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