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I am convinced that there are universal currents of Divine Thought vibrating the ether everywhere and that any who can feel these vibrations is inspired.
Richard Wagner

Meaning of "ether" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ETHER

From Latin aether, from Greek aithēr, from aithein to burn.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ETHER

ether  [ˈiːθə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ETHER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ether is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ETHER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ether

Ethers /ˈiːθər/ are a class of organic compounds that contain an ether group — an oxygen atom connected to two alkyl or aryl groups — of general formula R–O–R'. A typical example is the solvent and anesthetic diethyl ether, commonly referred to simply as "ether". Ethers are common in organic chemistry and pervasive in biochemistry, as they are common linkages in carbohydrates and lignin.

Definition of ether in the English dictionary

The first definition of ether in the dictionary is Also called: diethyl ether, ethyl ether, ethoxyethane. a colourless volatile highly flammable liquid with a characteristic sweetish odour, made by the reaction of sulphuric acid with ethanol: used as a solvent and anaesthetic. Formula: C2H5OC2H5. Other definition of ether is any of a class of organic compounds with the general formula ROR′ where R and R′ are alkyl groups, as in diethyl ether C2H5OC2H5. Ether is also the upper regions of the atmosphere; clear sky or heaven.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ETHER


aether
ˈiːθə
Arthur
ˈɑːθə
author
ˈɔːθə
bertha
ˈbɜːθə
berthe
ˈbɜːθə
Clutha
ˈkluːθə
coauthor
kəʊˈɔːθə
diether
daɪˈiːθə
Jagannath
ˌdʒʌɡəˈnɑːθə
Jagannatha
ˌdʒʌɡəˈnɑːθə
Jugurtha
dʒuːˈɡɜːθə
Luther
ˈluːθə
Macarthur
məˈkɑːθə
Martha
ˈmɑːθə
Sagarmatha
ˈsɑːɡɑːˌmɑːθə
sheather
ˈʃiːθə
swather
ˈswɔːθə
thio-ether
ˌθaɪəʊˈiːθə
truther
ˈtruːθə
Uther
ˈjuːθə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ETHER

ethephon
ethercap
ethereal
etherealisation
etherealise
ethereality
etherealization
etherealize
ethereally
etherealness
Etherege
etheric
etherical
etherification
etherified
etherifies
etherify
etherisation
etherise
etheriser

WORDS THAT END LIKE ETHER

another
brother
each other
either
father
further
gather
heather
leather
mother
neither
no other
one way and another
or other
other
rather
the other
together
weather
whether

Synonyms and antonyms of ether in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ether» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ETHER

Find out the translation of ether to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ether from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ether» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

éter
570 millions of speakers

English

ether
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ईथर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأثير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эфир
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

éter
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

থার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

éther
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Eter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Äther
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エーテル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에테르
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ether
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

hóa ê the
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆகாசம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ईथर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eter
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

etere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

eter
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ефір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

eter
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

αιθέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eter
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

eter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

eter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ether

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ETHER»

The term «ether» is very widely used and occupies the 20.921 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ETHER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ether

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4 QUOTES WITH «ETHER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ether.
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Sante D'Orazio
I'm trained to look for certain things... I shoot, I shoot, I shoot, and then I go find it in the ether.
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Max Heindel
All things are in a state of vibration. Vibrations from objects in our surroundings are constantly impinging upon us and carry to our senses a cognition of the external world. The vibrations in the ether act upon our eyes so that we see, and vibrations in the air transmit sounds to the ear.
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Peter Straub
Dick Dart emerged from the ether during a flight from New York with my wife and children to Puerto Rico.
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Richard Wagner
I am convinced that there are universal currents of Divine Thought vibrating the ether everywhere and that any who can feel these vibrations is inspired.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ETHER»

Discover the use of ether in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ether and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ether: The Nothing That Connects Everything
The true meaning of ether, Milutis suggests, may be that it can never be fully grasped. Joe Milutis is assistant professor of art at the University of South Carolina.
Joe Milutis, 2005
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Ether
A God whose powers are reduced to petty acts of destruction attempts to reclaim his lost seat in the heavens.
Ben Ehrenreich, 2013
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Manipulating the Ether: The Power of Broadcast Radio in ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first politician to recognize the power of radio.
Robert J. Brown, 2004
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Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage
Life story of the Soviet scientist whose genius introduced the world to electronic music, including the forerunner of today's synthesizer, but also masterminded spy techniques against the United States.
Albert Glinsky, 2000
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Ether-Technology: A Rational Approach to Gravity Control
This classic book on anti-gravity and free energy is back in print. Written by a well-known American scientist under the pseudonym of Rho Sigma, this book delves into international efforts at gravity control and discoid craft propulsion.
Rho Sigma, 1996
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The Ether of Space
Oliver Joseph Lodge (1851 - 1940) studied at the Royal College of Science and at University College, London, and in 1881 became professor of physics at Liverpool.
Oliver Joseph Lodge, 2003
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Radionics Interface With The Ether-Fields
This book explores the interface that exists between the human energy field and the Universal Field of energy in which we live.
David V Tansley, 2011
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Ether-Physics and -Philosophy
This book shows points of views and conceptions, how flows of gases and liquids must be shaped to achieve these surplus-benefits.
Alfred Evert, 2008
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Ether lipids: Biochemical and Biomedical Aspects
newly detected ether lipids, namely, the dialkyldiglycerol tetraethers of archaebacteria and the physiologically active alkylacetylglycerophosphocholines , are described in separate chapters by Langworthy and by Benveniste and Vargaftig, ...
H.K. Mangold, 1983
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Some Ether: Poems
Some Ether resonates in the imagination long after the final poem; this is a startling, moving debut."
Nick Flynn, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ETHER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ether is used in the context of the following news items.
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Derek Acorah calls into Stroud Sub Rooms with his Physic Ether tour
Before my chat with medium Derek Acorah, my colleagues in the office urged me to ask him who would win Wimbledon? "He's bound to know ... «Gloucestershire Echo, Jul 15»
2
Games Inbox: Why is flying always so bad in games?
What does GC think of the indie game Ether One? I downloaded it for PlayStation 4 as part of my PS Plus subscription. The concept (exploring ... «Metro, Jul 15»
3
Eating in Echo Chambers
Issue an opinion into that infinite ether, and you will surely find someone who shares it. As you retweet one another, those others who already ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
4
Chromecast gains wired Ethernet dongle
you'll be able to pipe video into your Chromecast over a wire instead of through the ether. Google says you need a “Home network router with ... «The Register, Jul 15»
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Tyntesfield House's Victorian potions studied
... Bristol University, cleaned or destroyed bottles which had leaked or which contained dangerous chemicals like belladonna and nitrous ether. «BBC News, Jul 15»
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Environment Ministry indicts three Israel Oil Refineries factories
... storage tanks containing methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) – an organic compound that can endanger public health, according to the ministry ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
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Why presidential hopefuls are posting like mad to Snapchat
The stories last for 24 hours before disappearing into the ether. Beginning with a 2011 launch, Snapchat has ballooned into a major player in ... «PCWorld, Jul 15»
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Rudy De Anda's Solo Quest to Find His Sound
De Anda decided it was an opportunity to focus on his own songs that were floating in the ether. Around the time of Wild Pack's dissolution, De ... «OC Weekly, Jul 15»
9
How to Get the Health Benefits From Fermented Foods
Our advice? Know your fermented food frauds! Despite information floating out there in the ether (read: dodgy websites), many fermented foods ... «Huffington Post Canada, Jul 15»
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Global Study On Cyclopentyl Methyl Ether Industry In China Market …
The report firstly introduced Cyclopentyl Methyl Ether (CPME) (Global and China Cyclopentyl Methyl Ether (CPME) Industry 2014 Market ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ether [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ether>. Jun 2019 ».
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