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ethyl ether

noun, Chemistry
1.
ether (def 1).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for ethyl ether

ethyl ether

noun
1.
a more formal name for ether (sense 1)
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ethyl ether in Medicine

ethyl ether n.
See diethyl ether.

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ethyl ether in Science
ethyl ether  
See ether.
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Encyclopedia Article for ethyl ether

diethyl ether

well-known anesthetic, commonly called simply ether, an organic compound belonging to a large group of compounds called ethers; its molecular structure consists of two ethyl groups linked through an oxygen atom, as in C2H5OC2H5.

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