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etherify

[ih-ther-uh-fahy, ee-ther-] /ɪˈθɛr əˌfaɪ, ˈi θər-/
verb (used with object), etherified, etherifying. Chemistry
1.
to convert into an ether.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; ether + -ify
Related forms
etherification, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for etherify

etherify

/ˈiːθərɪˌfaɪ; iːˈθɛrɪ-/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to change (a compound, such as an alcohol) into an ether
Derived Forms
etherification, noun
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