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ether

noun uk   /ˈiː.θər/  us   /-θɚ/

ether noun (MEDICAL)

[U] a clear liquid used, especially in the past, as an anaesthetic to make people sleep before a medical operation

ether noun (SKY)

the ether [S] the sky or the air, especially considered as being full of radio waves
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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