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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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However, Newton's central perceptions of a "spirit" as an etherial medium, framed by the absolute coordinates of space and time, and engaged in the natural world through forces, appears with similar vocabulary also in Einstein's work, albeit with radically different conclusions.
Perhaps the Sienese of the 1470s were better at painting God's handmaiden than her etherial messenger.
Pope, remembering the gorgeous version of the myth in Paradise Lost, is nearly Miltonic: "Once in your cause," Vulcan tells his mother, "I felt his matchless might,/Hurl'd headlong downward from th' etherial height;/Tost all the day in rapid circles round:/Nor 'till the Sun descended, touch'd the ground.
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