[ me-truh-pol-i-tn-ahyz ]
/ ˌmɛ trəˈpɒl ɪ tnˌaɪz /
verb (used with object), met·ro·pol·i·tan·ized, met·ro·pol·i·tan·iz·ing.
to make metropolitan.
What Do Hurricane Category Numbers Mean?Part of the drama of hurricane season revolves around the predicting and changing of the severity – or category – of the storm. What category will the hurricane be when it hits land? What kind of damage might it inflict? Hurricane categories There are a few classification scales that meteorological agencies use to determine the intensity of hurricanes. The Saffir-Simpson scale is used to measure the strength …
Also especially British, met·ro·pol·i·tan·ise.
Related formsmet·ro·pol·i·tan·i·za·tion, nounde·met·ro·pol·i·tan·i·za·tion, noun
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