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Aether or aether (from ancient Greek αἰθ [ ρ [to aithḗr and Latin. Aither ], to German "[blue] sky") stands for:

  • Aither or Aether, personification of the "upper heaven" in Greek mythology
  • Ether (physics) , hypothetical medium for the propagation of light in a vacuum
  • Ether or ether , chemical name for the functional group or group of substances
    • in particular diethyl ether , also known as ether , solvent, anesthetic used in the past
  • Quintessence (philosophy) , fifth element in Aristotle's doctrine of the four elements
  • Akasha , fifth element in Indian philosophy

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Wiktionary: ether  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations