ether : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
- n any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom
- n a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
- n a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
- Soon, however, discrepancies with the idea of an all-pervading ether began to appear.
- Is there such a thing as ether, as the old-school physicists assert and Einstein denies? If so, does the ether fill the universe, absolutely at rest and permeating freely through .
- The famed Michelson-Morley experiment of 1887, in which perpendicular beams of light were raced against each other, seemed to show that a light-carrying ether pervading all space .
News & Articles
- Mower accident on Interstate 73 sends one to the hospital
ETHER — A Mt. Gilead-area man is in the hospital after the mower he was using on Interstate 73 near the Ether exit was struck from behind by the driver of a tractor-trailer rig. Calvin Little Jr., 63, of 141 Deaton Cemetery Road, Mt. Gilead, is a contract mower for the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT). According to a report filed by N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper G.W. Beaman, Little was ...
June 20, 2013 - Asheboro Courier-Tribune
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Mack Trucks will begin production of dimethyl ether (DME)-powered MACK Pinnacle Axle Back models in 2015. DME is a non-toxic, clean-burning alternative fuel that offers many environmental and societal benefits -- including that it can be made from multiple sustainable feedstocks.
June 20, 2013 - TruckingInfo.com
- Research and Markets: Methyl t-Butyl Ether (MTBE) - Chemical Synopsis Report
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Methyl t-Butyl Ether - Chemical Synopsis Report" re
June 19, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
- James Atlas in FOXNews
We try to elicit enthusiasms,Atlas explains. "I sent out these missives to writers I admire, sometimes into the Internet ether and sometimes by actual post. I sent some letters to Bill Bryson and sort of forgot about it until a few months...
- Harrison Ford in IGN
My prediction to you is that ether before we lose a city, or if we are truly stupid, after we lose a city, we will adopt rules of engagement that use every technology we can find to break up their capacity to use the internet, to break up their... Newt Gingrich http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newt_Gingrich&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFY3BHB7RzAvr5-MfSmPgtvN4t5Rg KSBW Channel.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.theksbwchannel.com/politics/10424889/detail.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFlQg-tFDP8mdwWcPqc5qTznb5wGA Nov 29, 2006
34288 43809 ether Really, it comes from the ethos, from the ether. It's natural. It's a way of nature, of course, success breed opportunities," Ford said, adding, "also we don't stay as closely in contact as have in the last year, that's part of it."