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Definition 1: a colorless volatile highly flammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ether in the sense of this definition

(ether is a kind of ...) a gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled

(... is a kind of ether ) a nonflammable liquid (trade name Ethrane) used as an inhalation general anesthetic

Definition 2: a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for ether in the sense of this definition

(ether is a kind of ...) an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

Definition 3: any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom - [noun denoting substance]

(ether is a kind of ...) any compound of carbon and another element or a radical

Definition 4: the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for ether in the sense of this definition

(ether is a kind of ...) one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe

"the alchemists believed that there were four elements"

(ether is used in the usage domain ...) the use of an archaic expression

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