Aether

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Ae·ther

 (ē′thər)
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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aether

(ˈiːθə)
n
a variant spelling of ether3, ether4, ether5
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Noun1.aether - personification of the sky or upper air breathed by the OlympiansAether - 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 wavesaether - 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
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