ether

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  • Info Ethers are a class of organic compounds that contain an ether group -- an oxygen atom connected to two alkyl or aryl groups -- of general formula R-O-R'.
  • We now know that such ether does not exist and is not needed for light to travel.
  • Hence, Long suggested that he have his operation while under the influence of ether.
  • The season associated with him is winter, direction is north-east and his element is ether or space.
  • Every single one who still lived would, except Ether, who would be an observer.
  • He told the audience that he discovered a marvelous new property of ether.
  • Many early examples of such systems are based on crown ether chemistry.
  • They are often joined by ether players or coaches following the games to get instant reaction.
  • I am not the ether, nor the earth, nor the fire, nor the wind (the five elements).
  • But I can't really talk too much about it because it's still sort of in the ether.
  • These correspond with the five classic elements commonly named earth, water, fire, air and ether.
  • He has his own record label called Ether Boy Records.
  • The song has the concept of messages coming through the ether from Mother Ireland.
  • The ether is becoming more and more clearly a concept in the mind of each observer.
  • He is also a published author, beginning with a collection of his poetry titled "Ether".
  • Very few ethers of phenyltropanes are actually known to have been reported.
  • Since its discovery, many revised syntheses have been described, including an ether-free method.
  • Ethers can be prepared in the laboratory in several different ways.
  • The White Lord himself, being a master of all ether, uses spells from multiple schools.
  • Lodge came to believe that the spirit world existed in the ether.
  • The division into cold mist and warm ether first broke the spell of confusion.
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Meaning of ether

  • noun Any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom
  • noun A medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
  • noun A colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic