Definitions for etheric
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a colorless, highly volatile, flammable liquid, C4H10O, having an aromatic odor and sweet burning taste, used as a solvent and formerly as an inhalant anesthetic. (formerly) one of a class of compounds in which two organic groups are attached directly to an oxygen atom, having the general formula ROR.
Category: Chemistry, Pharmacology
Ref: Also called ethyl ether.
upper regions of space; the clear sky; the heavens.
the medium supposed by the ancients to fill the upper regions of space.
a substance formerly supposed to occupy all space, accounting for the propagation of electromagnetic radiation through space.
Origin of ether:
1350–1400; < L aethēr the upper air, ether < Gk aithḗr, akin to aíthein to glow, burn
e•ther•icɪˈθɛr ɪk, ɪˈθɪər-(adj.)
Of or pertaining to the ether (all-pervading medium).
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