|diethyl ether (daɪˈɛθɪl)|
|a formal name for ether|
diethyl ether di·eth·yl ether (dī-ěth'əl)
A pungent, volatile, highly flammable liquid derived from the distillation of ethyl alcohol with sulfuric acid and widely used as an inhalation anesthetic. Also called ethyl ether, ethyl oxide, sulfuric ether.
|diethyl ether |