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me·tath·e·size

 (mĭ-tăth′ĭ-sīz′)
tr. & intr.v. me·tath·e·sized, me·tath·e·siz·ing, me·tath·e·siz·es
To subject to or undergo metathesis.

metathesize

(mɪˈtæθɪˌsaɪz) or

metathesise

vb
(Linguistics) to change or cause to change by metathesis

me•tath•e•size

(məˈtæθ əˌsaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -sized, -siz•ing.
to cause to undergo or undergo metathesis.
[1915–20]

metathesize


Past participle: metathesized
Gerund: metathesizing

Imperative
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Present
I metathesize
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Preterite
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you metathesized
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you metathesized
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Present Continuous
I am metathesizing
you are metathesizing
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you are metathesizing
they are metathesizing
Present Perfect
I have metathesized
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Past Continuous
I was metathesizing
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they were metathesizing
Past Perfect
I had metathesized
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you had metathesized
they had metathesized
Future
I will metathesize
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you will metathesize
they will metathesize
Future Perfect
I will have metathesized
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he/she/it will have metathesized
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you will have metathesized
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Future Continuous
I will be metathesizing
you will be metathesizing
he/she/it will be metathesizing
we will be metathesizing
you will be metathesizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been metathesizing
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you have been metathesizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been metathesizing
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he/she/it will have been metathesizing
we will have been metathesizing
you will have been metathesizing
they will have been metathesizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been metathesizing
you had been metathesizing
he/she/it had been metathesizing
we had been metathesizing
you had been metathesizing
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Conditional
I would metathesize
you would metathesize
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we would metathesize
you would metathesize
they would metathesize
Past Conditional
I would have metathesized
you would have metathesized
he/she/it would have metathesized
we would have metathesized
you would have metathesized
they would have metathesized
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This is actually a case of the infix -in-, normally inserted after the first consonant of a root, metathesizing to ni- before /1/.
a producer of high-performance renewable specialty chemicals, and XiMo AG, a company focused on the development and application of proprietary metathesis catalysts, today announced significant progress in the development of new technology for metathesizing natural oils and derivatives using Molybdenum-based catalysts.