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ethereal

 [e-the´re-al]
1. pertaining to, prepared with, containing, or resembling ether.
2. evanescent; delicate.

e·the·re·al

(ē-thēr'ē-ăl),
1. Relating to or containing ether.
2. Dissolved in an ether.
[G. aitherios, etherial, fr. aithēr, the upper air]

ethereal

/ethe·re·al/ (ĕ-thēr´e-il)
1. pertaining to, prepared with, containing, or resembling ether.
2. evanescent; delicate.

ethereal

[ithir′ē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, aither, air
pertaining to or resembling ether.

e·the·re·al

(ĕ-thēr'ē-ăl)
Relating to or containing ether.
[G. aitherios, etherial, fr. aithēr, the upper air]

ethereal

1. pertaining to, prepared with, containing or resembling ether.
2. evanescent; delicate.

ethereal sulfates
an important detoxication process in the liver is the formation of these sulfates that are more readily excreted than the parent compounds.
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Her paintings of bleached white skulls and pelvises of deer, antelope, and cattle, floating ethereally against a backdrop of landscape and sky, create what one critic called a "vision of infinity.
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She's the daughter of Clement O'Donnell (Barry McGovern), the gifted, dissolute village choirmaster who has trained local children to create ethereally complex and sophisticated music by fusing Irish poetry to Continental harmonic structures.
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Now, the tree is Emma, too: in the novella's first paragraph we meet her: "Emma, herself, was ethereally thin, and had been admired for the translucency of her skin.
Working on red earthenware with tin glazes, her pottery shimmers ethereally in its lustre; and over its delicate pastel grounds, the swirling surface decoration glows in gold.
His revolutionary stemware philosophy -- that form should follow function and that content should command shape -- resulted in the creation of ethereally thin, light long-stemmed glasses that enhanced the wine served from them.
Composed of lines that are neither distinctive, imposing nor especially informative, their unshaded forms tend to disappear, ethereally, at a distance.
And, ethereally, the sound of Esben and the Witch is floating over the whole glorious show.
Respighi's Pines of Rome had both poetry and splendour, and although the brass took a little while to settle down, the balance of the trumpet solo in the catacomb sequence was ethereally distanced, there were melting sounds of divided and muted strings everywhere and the great apotheosis of the finale, with the military might of Ancient Rome streaming up the Appian Way like an unstoppable juggernaut was superbly done, making an irresistible climax of spectacle and brilliance.
Enticing, elastic and ethereally elegant, their strength lies in making new forms that have force of personality coupled with a delicate poise.