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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]

e·the·re·al

(ĕ-thēr'ē-ăl)
Relating to or containing ether.
[G. aitherios, etherial, fr. aithēr, the upper air]
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Ethereal's Welsh-born trainer Sheila Laxon, who became the first woman to train a Melbourne Cup winner in the race's 141-year history, is expected in Dubai shortly to see if the facilities would be suitable for the mare, who has been trained in rural surroundings.
It is also a fact that Ethereal carried 1lb more to victory than Let's Elope, the last filly to complete the double-ten years ago-and 7lb more than Rivette, the only other of their sex to achieve the feat, in 1939.
Ethereal, a 9-1 chance, became the 11th horse to complete the Caulfield-Melbourne Cup double when she came down the middle of the track to beat 30-1 front-runner Give The Slip by three-quarters of a length and deny the powerful Godolphin team their first win in the race.
settle for second, third, seventh (Marienbard) and 13th (Caitano), there was at least a strong European connection with the winner, in that Ethereal's trainer Sheila Laxon was born in Wales and once worked for John Dunlop.
Ladbrokes: 7-2 Universal Prince, 7 Ethereal, 8 Rain Gauge, 10 Big Pat, 11 Sky Heights, 12 Kaapstad Way, 14 Marienbard, Persian Punch, 20 bar.
Plenty of good local judges believe Ethereal, currently on offer at about 6-1, can follow suit.
Once occupied, the demands of privacy and general inhabitation will add further layers of colour and texture to the ethereal elevations, enriching the blocks' abstract formal qualities and expressing the inhabitants' characteristics.
The ethereal appearance of Graf's agile, fluid solo, "Ukhololok'ssa" ("Enduring Spirit"), is amplified by its setting on the second tier of an upstage shadowed riser.
Indeed, it's likely that the entire genre of video-luxe environmental installation art, characterized by spooky and culturally evocative locales and animated by melancholic characters who are ethereal, tormented, and usually female, has been done to death.
The underside is clad in narrow strips of wood and vertical slashes of glazing incised along the edges of each paraboloid wash the cavernous space with an ethereal luminance, reflected by the lustrous floor of highly polished marble and terrazzo.
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Suspended from the ceiling in front of the projection of the lake hung a tree branch, from which dangled clear plastic objects--a CD case; takeout containers--that cast their shadows like ethereal garbage on the sea.