Description: The word αἰθήρ (aithḗr) in Homeric Greek means "pure, fresh air" or "clear sky". In Greek mythology, it was thought to be the pure essence that the gods breathed, filling the space where they lived, analogous to the air breathed by mortals. It is also personified as a deity, Aether, the son of Erebus and Nyx in traditional Greek mythology. Aether is related to αἴθω "to incinerate ...
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 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. e·ther (ē′thər) n. 1. Any of a class of organic compounds in which two hydrocarbon groups are linked by an oxygen atom. 2. A volatile, highly flammable liquid, C4H10O, derived from distilling ethyl ...
Description: ether translation in English-Greek dictionary. (archaic, physics, uncountable) A substance ( aether) once thought to fill all space that allowed Electromagnetic waves to pass through it and interact with matter, without exerting any resistance to matter or energy (disproved by Einstein in his Theory of Relativity).
Description: Greek definition is - a native or inhabitant of ancient or modern Greece. How to use Greek in a sentence.
Description: (uncountable, literary or poetic) The substance formerly supposed to fill the upper regions of the atmosphere above the clouds, in particular as a medium breathed by deities. (by extension) The medium breathed by human beings; the air. 1746 February 28, Criticus [pseudonym], “Dialogue on Women”, in [Mark Akenside], editor, The Museum: Or, The ...
Description: In Greek mythology, Aether (/ ˈ iː θ ər /; Ancient Greek: Αἰθήρ, romanized: Aithḗr, pronounced [aitʰɛ̌ːr]) is one of the primordial deities.Aether is the personification of the "upper sky". He embodies the pure upper air that the gods breathe, as opposed to the normal air (ἀήρ, aer) breathed by mortals.Like Tartarus and Erebus, Aether may have had shrines in ancient Greece ...
Description: ether definition in English dictionary, ether meaning, synonyms, see also 'the ether',crown ether',diethyl ether',ethyl ether'. Enrich your vocabulary with the English Definition dictionary
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