Definition of meta in English:

meta

noun

  • short for meta key
    • ‘If you frequently use Alt keys-for example, if you use Emacs and Alt is your meta key-you probably will prefer this.’
    • ‘A predecessor of the pop-up window, the fast meta refresh trick involves opening one page and almost instantly having your browser redirected to another page.’
    • ‘Each of these elements is enclosed in angle brackets and begins with the word ‘meta’ (< meta… >).’

Origin

1980s: from meta- in the sense beyond.

Pronunciation:

meta

/ˈmedə/