ether, ethoxyethane, divinyl_ether, vinyl_ether, diethyl_ether, ethyl_ether
Meaning: a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
Meaning: a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
Meaning: any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom
Meaning: the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
Then, for the last time, I saw the earth--an enduring globule of radiant blue, swimming in an eternity of ether.
Chloroform, nitrous oxide gas, and ether had been placed at the service of the physician in saving life, and the revolver, guncotton, and nitroglycerine added to the agencies for slaughter.
Ordinary phosphorus is soluble in oil, alcohol, ether, chloroform, and carbon disulphide; insoluble in water. It is much used in rat poisons, made into a paste with flour, sugar, fat, and Prussian blue.
I put about the quantity of half a nut-shell full of ether, inclosed in a glass tube, through a body of quicksilver, into an ounce measure of common air, confined by quicksilver; upon which it presently began to expand, till it occupied the space of two ounce measures.
The time-worn stone, at a little distance delicate as lacework, is transformed at different hours of the day into shifting shades of colour, varying from grey to purple: the massiveness of the great nave and transepts contrasts impressively with the gradual tapering of the spire, rising so high above turret and clerestory that it at last becomes a mere line against the ether.