Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A white crystalline hydrocarbon, regarded as a polymeric variety of ethylene, obtained in heavy oil of wine, the residue left after making ether.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white, crystalline hydrocarbon, regarded as a polymeric variety of ethylene, obtained in heavy oil of wine, the residue left after making ether; -- formerly called also concrete oil of wine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a polymeric form of ethylene which separates in transparent, tasteless crystals from heavy oil of wine. Also called concrete oil of wine.

Etymologies

ether +‎ -in? (Wiktionary)

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