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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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Rhymes with Ether

  • altherr
  • arthur
  • auther
  • author
  • coauthor
  • gaither
  • guenther
  • gunther
  • luther
  • macarthur
  • mahathir
  • mathur
  • mcarthur
  • panther
  • port-arthur
  • rother
  • ruether
  • ruther
  • sathre
  • uther

How do you pronounce ether?

Pronounce ether as ˈiθər.

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Sentences with ether


1. Adverb
You can include fish in a yellow-bellied slider enclosure ether as a deliberate food source or as tank mates.

2. Noun, singular or mass
In the age of technology, a handwritten letter can speak more than words sent through the ether.

3. Coordinating conjunction
Butyl is classified in the glycol ether family and is organic in nature.

4. Adjective
The product used in butyl degreaser--2-butoxyethanol--has an ether scent and is colorless.

5. Determiner
Sharing like characteristics with ether and alcohol, butyl is very multifunctional.

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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