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- n. The process of making an ether, especially the removal of alcohols from petroleum products by reacting with sulfuric acid
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of making ether; specifically, the process by which a large quantity of alcohol is transformed into ether by the agency of a small amount of sulphuric, or ethyl sulphuric, acid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The formation of the chemical substance ether.
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