diethyl ether

diethyl ether
A flammable, volatile organic solvent formerly widely used in surgical procedures; was used as an inhalation anesthetic; shortcomings include: irritating vapor, slow onset and prolonged recovery phase, explosion hazard. SYN: ethyl ether, ethyl oxide, sulfuric ether.

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di·eth·yl ether (.)dī-.eth-əl- n ETHER (2a)

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diethyl oxide ether (def. 2).

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