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Noun ether has 4 senses
- ether, ethoxyethane, divinyl ether, vinyl ether, diethyl ether, ethyl ether - a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
--1 is a kind of inhalation anesthetic, inhalation anaesthetic, inhalation general anesthetic, inhalation general anaesthetic
--1 has particulars: enflurane, Ethrane
- quintessence, ether - the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
--2 is a kind of element
- ether - any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom
--3 is a kind of organic compound
- ether, aether - a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
--4 is a kind of medium