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etherify

[ ih-ther-uh-fahy, ee-ther- ]
/ 瑟藞胃蓻r 蓹藢fa瑟, 藞i 胃蓹r- /
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verb (used with object), e路ther路i路fied, e路ther路i路fy路ing.Chemistry.
to convert into an ether.
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Origin of etherify

First recorded in 1855鈥60; ether + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM etherify

e路ther路i路fi路ca路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for etherify

etherify
/ (藞i藧胃蓹r瑟藢fa瑟, i藧藞胃蓻r瑟-) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to change (a compound, such as an alcohol) into an ether

Derived forms of etherify

etherification, noun
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