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the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water

any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom

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a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves

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That it may be a change in the conducting medium, in that infinitely fine ether which extends from star to star and pervades the whole universe.
You don't imagine that he seriously believes all this nonsense about a change in the ether and a danger to the human race?
If it pleases you to believe this rigmarole about ether and Fraunhofer's lines upon the spectrum, do so by all means, but do not ask one who is older and wiser than yourself to share in your folly.
Do you for an instant suppose that there is an English ether and a Sumatran ether?
But it does not take much common sense to see that, as we seem to know so little about ether, it might be affected by some local conditions in various parts of the world and might show an effect over there which would only develop later with us.
precipitation of matter from ether -- whose existence is proved by the
Ether is a type of crypto token that fuels the Ethereum blockchain network, upon which DatChat's distributed network is being built.
Will the price of ether tokens continue to rise in February?
Parity had been hacked earlier in the year where attackers stole $30 million worth in ether.
Sadara's butyl glycol ether (BGE) plant is one of the largest of its kind in the world.
In the current study, researchers in France measured five glycol ether metabolites in urine samples from 204 pregnant women, which had been collected between 2002 and 2006 for the broader PELAGIE mother-child cohort.
niger while petroleum ether extract of bark showed minimum activity (11.
HBCDD is the latest in a series of brominated flame retardants to be prohibited under Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 and includes the polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) such as hexabromodiphenyl ether, heptabromodiphenyl ether, tetrabromodiphenyl ether and pentabromodiphenyl ether.
Poly(aryl ether ketone)s (PAEKs) as high-performance thermoplastic materials have received much attention in the past two decades [1-3].
USPRwire, Wed Apr 13 2016] GlobalData's new report, "Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry Outlook in Taiwan to 2019 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants", provides in-depth coverage of Taiwan's Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) industry and presents major market trends.