I'd like to ask what "are met" means in the following context:
The same can be said of attempts to survey or categorize the types and variety of forms that make up the orb phenomenon. With each week that passes, new varieties and new phenomena appear. The orbs associated with other levels of reality beyond this one seem to engage in different functions and also seem to show different energetic levels, which probably accounts for the colors they exhibit. Beside color and size variations many other forms are met as well; the ones I have encountered are outlined below.
I understand that "met" is the past participle of "meet" but as for the meaning I'm not sure. Does "are met" mean "are described"?