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ether

noun [U]  us   /ˈi·θər/
chemistry a colorless liquid used, esp. in the past, to put people to sleep before an operation
Translations of “ether”
in Vietnamese ête…
in Spanish éter…
in Thai สารอีเธอร์…
in Malaysian cecair eter…
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 Indonesian eter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医学的, (尤指旧时用于麻醉的)醚,乙醚…
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