Aether(redirected from Æther (disambiguation))
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n. Greek Mythology
The poetic personification of the clear upper air breathed by the Olympians.
[Latin Aethēr, from Greek aithēr, upper air.]
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|Noun||1.||Aether - personification of the sky or upper air breathed by the Olympians; son of Erebus and night or of Chaos and darkness|
Greek deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
|2.||aether - a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves|
medium - an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication