from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To subject to the fumes of ether; anesthetize.
- transitive v. To etherify.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To convert into ether.
- v. To render insensible by means of ether, as by inhalation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To convert into ether.
- transitive v. To render insensible by means of ether, as by inhalation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To convert into the chemical substance ether.
- To subject to the influence of ether: as, to etherize a patient.
- Also spelled etherise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. anesthetize with ether
What am I saying? to etherize him, as here ether takes the place of earth.
I guess it was the strugglin 'that confused my mind, and I been wondering why I could etherize a lot of struggling young poets.
I got kind of mixed up -- I could think of nothin 'but etherize.
Therefore they etherize and dissect down for the purpose of exploring, to ascertain if the guess is right or wrong.