Origin of ether
Related formse·ther·ic [ih-ther-ik, ih-theer-] /ɪˈθɛr ɪk, ɪˈθɪər-/, adjectivesu·per·e·ther, noun
Can be confusedeither ether
Examples from the Web for ether
We would lack a human face as our symbol; we would exist in the ether of ideas with no concrete stake in the ground to tether us.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A week does not pass without another set of economic numbers blasting through the ether.Don’t Trust the Economic Numbers That Govern Our World|Zachary Karabell|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Users post a photo, add a question, and send it off into the ether to be answered.This Week’s Hot Apps: Jelly, Confide, Yahoo News Digest, Lumosity Mobile|Brian Ries|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It almost feels sometimes that Matilda is out in the ether,” she says.‘Matilda’ Star Mara Wilson Reviews ‘Matilda the Musical’|Ramin Setoodeh|April 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But that particular sword of Damocles has floated off into the ether.
Exhaust a weighed sample (in powder) with ether, and evaporate by the heat of a hot-water bath.
As the ether evaporates, add more to keep the mixture liquid.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Moreover, such a medium as the Ether is demanded by the phenomena of light.Alchemy: Ancient and Modern|H. Stanley Redgrove
A cool, vivifying liquid like ether seems to have passed into his blood.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
So that lead is to the ether, as regards density, very much as the "vacuum" above spoken of is to lead.The Ether of Space|Oliver Lodge