HyperDic: ethyl_ether

English > 1 sense of the expression ethyl ether:
NOUNartifactethyl ether, ether, ethoxyethane, divinyl ether, vinyl ether, diethyl ethera colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid / liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
English > ethyl 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, diethyl 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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