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e·ther·i·fy

 (ĭ-thĕr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. e·ther·i·fied, e·ther·i·fy·ing, e·ther·i·fies
To convert (an alcohol) into an ether.

e·ther′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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etherify

(ˈiːθərɪˌfaɪ; iːˈθɛrɪ-)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Chemistry) (tr) to change (a compound, such as an alcohol) into an ether
eˌtherifiˈcation n
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etherify


Past participle: etherified
Gerund: etherifying

Imperative
etherify
etherify
Present
I etherify
you etherify
he/she/it etherifies
we etherify
you etherify
they etherify
Preterite
I etherified
you etherified
he/she/it etherified
we etherified
you etherified
they etherified
Present Continuous
I am etherifying
you are etherifying
he/she/it is etherifying
we are etherifying
you are etherifying
they are etherifying
Present Perfect
I have etherified
you have etherified
he/she/it has etherified
we have etherified
you have etherified
they have etherified
Past Continuous
I was etherifying
you were etherifying
he/she/it was etherifying
we were etherifying
you were etherifying
they were etherifying
Past Perfect
I had etherified
you had etherified
he/she/it had etherified
we had etherified
you had etherified
they had etherified
Future
I will etherify
you will etherify
he/she/it will etherify
we will etherify
you will etherify
they will etherify
Future Perfect
I will have etherified
you will have etherified
he/she/it will have etherified
we will have etherified
you will have etherified
they will have etherified
Future Continuous
I will be etherifying
you will be etherifying
he/she/it will be etherifying
we will be etherifying
you will be etherifying
they will be etherifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been etherifying
you have been etherifying
he/she/it has been etherifying
we have been etherifying
you have been etherifying
they have been etherifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been etherifying
you will have been etherifying
he/she/it will have been etherifying
we will have been etherifying
you will have been etherifying
they will have been etherifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been etherifying
you had been etherifying
he/she/it had been etherifying
we had been etherifying
you had been etherifying
they had been etherifying
Conditional
I would etherify
you would etherify
he/she/it would etherify
we would etherify
you would etherify
they would etherify
Past Conditional
I would have etherified
you would have etherified
he/she/it would have etherified
we would have etherified
you would have etherified
they would have etherified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.etherify - change into an ether; "etherify an alcohol"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
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