- ether ► NOUN 1) (also diethyl ether) a volatile, highly flammable liquid used as an anaesthetic and as a solvent. 2) Chemistry any organic compound with an oxygen atom linking two alkyl groups. 3) (also aether) chiefly literary the clear sky; the upper regions of air. 4) (also aether) Physics, historical a substance formerly thought to permeate all space.DERIVATIVES etheric adjective.ORIGIN Greek aithr 'upper air' , from aithein 'burn, shine' .
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