Description: This is the definition of ether as the term is used in chemistry, along with a look at the properties of this chemical species.
Description: A typical example of the first group is the solvent and anesthetic diethyl ether, commonly referred to simply as "ether" (CH 3 –CH 2 –O–CH 2 –CH 3). Ethers are common in organic chemistry and even more prevalent in biochemistry, as they are common linkages in carbohydrates and lignin
Description: ether [e´ther] 1. an organic compound containing an oxygen atom bonded to two carbon atoms. 2. diethyl or ethyl ether: a colorless, transparent, mobile, very volatile, highly flammable liquid with a characteristic odor; it was the first inhalational anesthetic used for surgical anesthesia, but is now rarely used in the United States or Canada because ...
Description: ether, any of a number of organic compounds whose molecules contain two hydrocarbon groups joined by single bonds to an oxygen atom. The most common of these compounds is ethyl ether, CH 3 CH 2 OCH 2 CH 3, often called simply ether, a colorless, volatile liquid with a distinctive odor; its IUPAC name is ethoxyethane.Ethyl ether boils at 34.5°C; and is extremely flammable.
Description: Ether (chemistry) synonyms, Ether (chemistry) pronunciation, Ether (chemistry) translation, English dictionary definition of Ether (chemistry). an anesthetic; the upper regions of space; the heavens Not to be confused with: either – one or the other: It’s either too hot or too cold. n. 1.
Description: Ether definition is - the rarefied element formerly believed to fill the upper regions of space. How to use ether in a sentence.
Description: Ether definition, a colorless, highly volatile, flammable liquid, C4H10O, having an aromatic odor and sweet, burning taste, derived from ethyl alcohol by the action of sulfuric acid: used as a solvent and, formerly, as an inhalant anesthetic. See more.
Description: Ether, any of a class of organic compounds characterized by an oxygen atom bonded to two alkyl or aryl groups. Ethers are similar in structure to alcohols, and both ethers and alcohols are similar in structure to water. In an alcohol one hydrogen atom of a water molecule is replaced by an alkyl
Description: The oxygen of the ether is more electronegative than the carbons. Thus, the alpha hydrogens are more acidic than in regular hydrocarbon chains. Ethers The general structure of an ether. An ether is characterized by an oxygen bonded to two alkyl or aryl groups, represented here by R and R’. The substituents can be, but do not need to be, the same.
Description: This lesson is on ether, a chemical used in medicine and industry. Here, we'll talk about what ether actually is and learn about its chemical...
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