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  Definition of ether
  1. a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
  2. a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
  3. any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom
  4. the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
Similar Words: ethoxyethane, divinyl ether, vinyl ether, diethyl ether, ethyl ether, aether, quintessence

 

Hyponyms: enflurane, Ethrane

 

Derivational Morphology: etherize, etherise, etherify

 

Anagrams: there, three

 

 
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