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  • noun Plural form of polyether.


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  • In 1967, Charles J. Pedersen published two works, which have now become classics, describing methods of synthesising cyclic polyethers, which he named crown ethers.

    Press Release: The 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

  • Pretty soon a whole family of "aromatic polymers" had arisen: aromatic polyamides, polycarbonates, polyethers, polysulfanes.

    Gravity's Rainbow


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