On Wednesday, meat is cheap.
Among beef, pork, and chicken, which meat do you like the best?
Meat is the most important component between two slices of bread.
The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.
Luckily for you, this word uses the on'yomi reading that you learned even though it's a single kanji all on its own. So, you should know it already!