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[ee-ther] /ˈi θər/
ether (defs 3–5).
(initial capital letter) the ancient Greek personification of the clear upper air of the sky.
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[ih-theer-ee-uh l] /ɪˈθɪər i əl/ (Show IPA),
[ih-ther-ik] /ɪˈθɛr ɪk/ (Show IPA),
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  • His tenderness penetrating aether, soft prayer on the airwaves.
  • After all, this is why dense aether theory was introduced.
  • All these publications belong into new physics, which is dual to the existing one and compliant with dense aether theory.
  • The idea of the aether was eventually rejected because a better theory came along to replace the old one that was not working.
  • The aether particles are far more minute that the particles of the matter.
  • There are a lot of interesting things happening in physics but aether is dead long live aether.
  • These experiments have a good meaning in dense aether model of vacuum.
  • Well, solid state is what the power supply will be to tap the energy out of the aether to make it float and propel.
  • As usual they forgot the energy that can be tapped out of the aether.
  • Dominant cosmologies and their ontologies are always an aether people move through.
British Dictionary definitions for aether


a variant spelling of ether (sense 3), ether (sense 4), ether (sense 5)
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