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ethyl ether

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noun Chemistry.
  1. ether(def 1).
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Origin of ethyl ether

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for ethyl ether

ethyl ether

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

ethyl ether

n.
  1. diethyl ether

ethyl ether in Science

ethyl ether

  1. See ether.
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