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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 Ethyl Ether

Example sentences of the word ethyl-ether


1. Noun Phrase
Diethyl ether can also form peroxides in the presence of oxygen and light.

2. Noun Phrase
At room temperature and sea level, methyl ether is a gas.

3. Noun Phrase
Diethyl ether, or ethyl ether, is one example of ether.

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

2. ethyl

noun. ['ˈɛθəl'] the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom.

Synonyms

  • alkyl radical
  • alkyl group
  • ethyl radical
  • ethyl group

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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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