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Webster 1828 Edition


Eter

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Noun.
[Gr.weight, and measure.]
An instrument for measuring the weight or pressure of the atmosphere, consisting of a glass tube,hermetically sealed at one end, filled with quicksilver, well defecated and purged of air, and inverted in a basin of quicksilver. A column of quicksilver is then supported in the tube, of equal weight with the incumbent
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atmosphere. This instrument was invented by Torricelli, of Florence, in 1643. Its uses are to indicate changes of weather, and to determine the altitude of mountains, by the falling and rising of the mercury. For this purpose,the tube is fixed to a graduated scale, so that the smallest variation in the column is visible.

Definition 2021


Éter

Éter

See also: eter and éter

Spanish

Proper noun

Éter m

  1. Ether

éter

éter

See also: eter and Éter

Hungarian

Noun

éter (plural éterek)

  1. (poetic) ether

Declension

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative éter éterek
accusative étert étereket
dative éternek étereknek
instrumental éterrel éterekkel
causal-final éterért éterekért
translative éterré éterekké
terminative éterig éterekig
essive-formal éterként éterekként
essive-modal
inessive éterben éterekben
superessive éteren étereken
adessive éternél étereknél
illative éterbe éterekbe
sublative éterre éterekre
allative éterhez éterekhez
elative éterből éterekből
delative éterről éterekről
ablative étertől éterektől
Possessive forms of éter
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. éterem étereim
2nd person sing. étered étereid
3rd person sing. étere éterei
1st person plural éterünk étereink
2nd person plural éteretek étereitek
3rd person plural éterük étereik

Derived terms

  • éteri

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin aethēr (the upper pure, bright air), from Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr, upper air), from αἴθω (aíthō, I burn, shine).

Pronunciation

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.teɹ/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.teɻ/
  • Hyphenation: é‧ter

Noun

éter m (plural éteres, obsolete plural éters)

  1. (organic chemistry) ether (class and specifically diethyl ether)
  2. (alchemy) aether (classical physical element)
  3. (physics, obsolete) aether (substance once thought to fill all space)
  4. (poetic) aether (the upper sky)

Synonyms

  • (diethyl aether): éter etílico, éter sulfúrico
  • (classical physical element): quinto elemento
  • (the upper sky): (os) céus

Coordinate terms

Related terms

  • etereal
  • etéreo
  • etérico
  • eterificação
  • eterina
  • eterismo
  • eterização
  • eterizador

Spanish

Noun

éter m (plural éteres)

  1. ether