etherise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v etherise anesthetize with ether
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Etherise to convert into ether: to stupefy with ether
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. aithēr, aithein, to light up.

Usage

In literature:

So the invention of etherisation deserves to be rated as a signal benefit to humanity.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
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