Definition of Ethers
1. Noun. (plural of ether) ¹
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Definition of Ethers
1. ether [n] - See also: ether
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ethers
Literary usage of Ethers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of chemistry. A guide to lectures and laboratory work for beginners by William Simon (1901)
"ethers AND COMPOUND ethers. 45. ethers AND COMPOUND ethers. Constitution. It has been showu that alcohols are hydrocarbon residues in combination with ..."
2. Manual of Chemistry: A Guide to Lectures and Laboratory Work for Beginners by William Simon (1898)
"ethers AND COMPOUND ethers. Constitution. It has been shown that alcohols are hydrocarbon residues in combination with hydroxyl, ..."
3. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by August Bernthsen (1891)
"A. ethers of the Fatty Acids. By the replacement of the typical hydrogen of a fatty acid by an alcohol radicle, ethers are produced which are perfectly ..."
4. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"ethers. 295. A distinction is drawn between the aromatic-aliphatic ethers, such as anisole, ... The true aromatic ethers cannot be prepared by this method, ..."
5. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1880)
"Sweet-smelling ethers manufactured as perfumes.—Pear-oil, or essence of ... THE VOLATILE ethers yielded by plants, like the crystalline principles vanillin ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"In accordance with this view, many ethers are formed by dehydrating their ... Thus, the ethers formulated above /methyl and benzyl) are simple ethers ..."
7. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"The molecule of a monatomic alcohol-radicle which enters into the composition of these acid ethers appears then to be more intimately combined than in the ..."
8. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1836)
"ethers under this designation, as for instance the acetic, formic, ... The limits of this work do not allow of my treating of these ethers in detail. ..."