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ether

noun [U]  /ˈi·θər/ us  
chemistry a colorless liquid used, esp. in the past, to put people to sleep before an operation
Translations of “ether”
in Spanish éter…
in French éther…
in German der Äther…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫學的, (尤指舊時用於麻醉的)醚,乙醚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医学的, (尤指旧时用于麻醉的)醚,乙醚…
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