|metacentre or metacenter (ˈmɛtəˌsɛntə)|
|the intersection of a vertical line through the centre of buoyancy of a floating body at equilibrium with the formerly vertical line through the centre of gravity of the body when the body is tilted|
|metacenter or metacenter|
|meta'centric or metacenter|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
metacentric met·a·cen·tric (mět'ə-sěn'trĭk)
Having the centromere of a chromosome in the median position so that the arms are of equal length. n.
A metacentric chromosome.