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Anesthetic of old

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Anesthetic of old crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on July 21 2021 Newsday Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Anesthetic of old has a total of 5 letters.

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Definition

A medium of great elasticity and extreme tenuity, supposed to pervade all space, the interior of solid bodies not excepted, and to be the medium of transmission of light and heat; hence often called luminiferous ether.
Supposed matter above the air; the air itself.
A light, volatile, mobile, inflammable liquid, (C2H5)2O, of a characteristic aromatic odor, obtained by the distillation of alcohol with sulphuric acid, and hence called also sulphuric ether. It is powerful solvent of fats, resins, and pyroxylin, but finds its chief use as an anaesthetic. Called also ethyl oxide.
Any similar oxide of hydrocarbon radicals; as, amyl ether; valeric ether.

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