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Ethereal vs. Etheric

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Etherealadjective

Pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere; celestial; otherworldly.

‘ethereal space’; ‘ethereal regions’;

Ethericadjective

Of or pertaining to the ether all-pervading medium; composed of ether; inhabiting the ether.

Etherealadjective

Consisting of ether; hence, exceedingly light or airy; tenuous; spiritlike; characterized by extreme delicacy, as form, manner, thought, etc.

Etherealadjective

Delicate, light and airy.

Etherealadjective

(chemistry) To do with ether.

Etherealadjective

Pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere; celestial; as, ethereal space; ethereal regions.

‘Go, heavenly guest, ethereal messenger.’;

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Etherealadjective

Consisting of ether; hence, exceedingly light or airy; tenuous; spiritlike; characterized by extreme delicacy, as form, manner, thought, etc.

‘Vast chain of being, which from God began,Natures ethereal, human, angel, man.’;

Etherealadjective

Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, ether; as, ethereal salts.

Etherealadjective

characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air;

‘figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away’; ‘aerial fancies’; ‘an airy apparition’; ‘physical rather than ethereal forms’;

Etherealadjective

of or containing or dissolved in ether;

‘ethereal solution’;

Etherealadjective

of heaven or the spirit;

‘celestial peace’; ‘ethereal melodies’; ‘the supernal happiness of a quiet death’;

Etherealadjective

characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy;

‘this smallest and most ethereal of birds’; ‘gossamer shading through his playing’;

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Etherealadjective

extremely delicate and light in a way that seems not to be of this world

‘her ethereal beauty’;

Etherealadjective

heavenly or spiritual

‘ethereal, otherworldly visions’;

Etherealadjective

(of a solution) having diethyl ether as a solvent

‘sodium is dissolved in ethereal solutions of aromatic ketones’;

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