from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See ether.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A clear, colorless, highly flammable liquid with a low boiling point and chemical formula CH3-CH2-O-CH2-CH3. Used as a solvent and in the past as a general anesthetic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic


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