Ether

One of the earliest (1842) anaesthetics (after nitrous oxide [laughing gas] and before chloroform) Ether is a liquid that was either soaked into a rag that was held over the mouth and nose or administered using equipment to distance the patient from the ether but expose them to its fumes. Ether is effective (it is still used today) but causes probl … ...

Ether

Any carbon compound containing the functional group C-O-C. A commonly used ether is diethyl ether, which used to be used as an anæsthetic.
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Ether

in physics and astronomy a hypothetical medium of extreme tenuity universally diffused throughout all space, and which is supposed to be the medium for the transmission of sound and light, and in a sense the basis of form. It corresponds almost exactly to the Astral Light of the Kabalist, which is an aspect of the Akasa. There are differences betwe...
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ether

[n] - a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves 2. [n] - a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid used as an inhalation anesthetic
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Ether

A hypothetical elastic fluid postulated to support the transmission of light. See also: Caloric, Phlogiston.
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ether

Any of a series of organic chemical compounds having an oxygen atom linking the carbon atoms of two hydrocarbon radical groups (general formula R-O-R′); also the common...
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Ether

Compound in which an oxygen atom is bonded to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or one alkyl and one aryl group.
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Ether

Diethyl ether, ethyl ether. A highly flammable solvent which can form explosive peroxides when exposed to air. Flash point of -49°F. Explosive range of 1.85% to 48%
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Ether

E'ther (ē'thẽr) noun [ Latin aether , Greek a'iqh`r , from a'i`qein to light up, kindle, burn, blaze; akin to Sanskrit idh , indh , and probably to English idle : confer French éther .] [ Written also æther .] 1....
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ether

1. <physics> A medium of great elasticity and extreme tenuity, supposed to pervade all space, the interior of solid bodies not excepted, and to be the medium of transmission of light and heat; hence often called luminiferous ether. ... 2. Supposed matter above the air; the air itself. ... 3. <chemistry> A light, volatile, mobile, inflam...
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ether

ethoxyethane noun a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
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ether

(e´thәr) an organic compound containing an oxygen atom bonded to two carbon atoms. diethyl or ethyl ether: a colorless, transparent, mobile, very volatile, highly flammable liquid with a characteristic odor; it was the first inhalational anesthetic used for surgical anesthesia, but is now rarely used...
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Ether

• (n.) A medium of great elasticity and extreme tenuity, supposed to pervade all space, the interior of solid bodies not excepted, and to be the medium of transmission of light and heat; hence often called luminiferous ether. • (n.) A light, volatile, mobile, inflammable liquid, (C2H5)2O, of a characteristic aromatic odor, obtained by the...
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ether

in physics, a theoretical, universal substance believed during the 19th century to act as the medium for transmission of electromagnetic waves (e.g., ... [16 related articles]
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ether

any of a class of organic compounds characterized by an oxygen atom attached to two carbon atoms that are part of a hydrocarbon. Ethers are similar ... [6 related articles]
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ether

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē′thĕr Definitions: 1. Any organic compound in which two carbon atoms are independently linked to a common oxygen atom, thus containing the group -C-O-C-. 2. Loosely used to refer to diethyl ether or an anesthetic ether, although a large number of ethers have anesthetic properties. For individual ethers, se...
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Ether

In chemistry, ether is a very light, volatile, and inflammable fluid, produced by the distillation of alcohol with sulphuric acid. It is lighter than alcohol, of a strong sweet smell, susceptible of great expansion, and has a pungent taste. A mixture of vapour of ether with atmospheric air is extremely explosive. Ether produces an intoxication of s...
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Ether

Ethyl ether
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ether

the hypothetical material that fills empty space. Kant regards it as an unknowable substrate of nature that symbolizes how the hand of God operates.
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ether

• A family of organic compounds with the general formula R–O–R', where R and R' are hydrocarbon radicals. Examples are dimethyl ether (CH3OCH3) and diethyl ether (C2H5OC2
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ether

ether, any of a number of organic compounds whose molecules contain two hydrocarbon groups joined by single bonds to an oxygen atom. The most common of these compounds is ethyl ether, CH3CH2OCH2CH3, often called simply ether, a colorless, volatile liquid with a distinctive odor; its IUPAC name is et...
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ether

ether or aether,in physics and astronomy, a hypothetical medium for transmitting light and heat (radiation), filling all unoccupied space; it is also called luminiferous ether. In Newtonian physics all waves are propagated through a medium, e.g., water waves through water, sound waves through air. W...
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ether

(chemistry) Any of a series of organic chemical compounds having an oxygen atom linking the carbon atoms of two hydrocarbon radical groups (general formula R-O-R'); also the common name for ethoxyethane C2H5OC2...
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Ether

Compound in which an oxygen atom is bonded to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or one alkyl and one aryl group.
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Ether

[Book of Mormon prophet] According to the Book of Mormon, Ether (ɜr) is a Jaredite prophet, one of the last surviving Jaredites, and primary author of the Book of Ether. ==Etymology== According to Hugh W. Nibley, the name `Ether` ({lds|Ether|ether|1|6}), athira, means `the one who left a trace, the one who left his mark or left a record.` ...
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