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ethernoun [U]

us   /ˈi·θər/
chemistry a colorless liquid used, esp. in the past, to put people to sleep before an operation
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ethernoun

uk   /ˈiː.θər/ us   /ˈiː.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
(Definition of ether from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ether”
in Spanish éter…
in Vietnamese ête…
in Malaysian cecair eter…
in Thai สารอีเธอร์…
in French éther…
in German der Äther…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医学的, (尤指旧时用于麻醉的)醚,乙醚…
in Indonesian eter…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫學的, (尤指舊時用於麻醉的)醚,乙醚…
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