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1. ether

noun. ['ˈiːθɝ'] a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic.

Synonyms

  • inhalation anesthetic
  • diethyl ether
  • divinyl ether
  • ethoxyethane
  • inhalation general anesthetic
  • inhalation anaesthetic
  • enflurane
  • Ethrane
  • vinyl ether
  • ethyl ether

Antonyms

  • raw
  • software
  • curve

Etymology

  • aether (Latin)
  • αἰθήρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Diethyl Ether

Example sentences of the word diethyl-ether


1. Noun Phrase
Industrial production of diethyl ether is accomplished by the condensation of alcohols.

2. Noun Phrase
For diethyl ether, a pore size of 4Å is appropriate for the removal of water.

3. Noun Phrase
A substantially higher level of diethyl ether—31,000 ppm—was fatal to mice, although over only half an hour.

4. Noun Phrase
Other organic solvents, such as diethyl ether and acetone, serve the same purpose.

2. ether

noun. ['ˈiːθɝ'] a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves.

Synonyms

  • aether

Etymology

  • aether (Latin)
  • αἰθήρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. ether

noun. ['ˈiːθɝ'] any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom.

Etymology

  • aether (Latin)
  • αἰθήρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. ether

noun. ['ˈiːθɝ'] the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies.

Synonyms

  • quintessence

Etymology

  • aether (Latin)
  • αἰθήρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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