HyperDic: diethyl_ether

English > 1 sense of the expression diethyl ether:
NOUNartifactdiethyl ether, ether, ethoxyethane, divinyl ether, vinyl ether, ethyl ethera colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid / liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
English > diethyl ether: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid / liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic.
Synonymsether, ethoxyethane, divinyl ether, vinyl ether, ethyl ether
Narrowerenflurane, EthraneA nonflammable liquid / liquid (trade name Ethrane) used as an inhalation general anesthetic
Broaderinhalation anesthetic, inhalation anaesthetic, inhalation general anesthetic, inhalation general anaestheticA gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled
Spanishdietiléter, éter etílico, éter
Catalandietilèter, èter

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