Etherizing
Etherize E"ther*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Etherized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Etherizing}.] [Cf. F. ['e]th['e]riser.] 1. To convert into ether. [1913 Webster]

2. To render insensible by means of ether, as by inhalation; as, to etherize a patient. [1913 Webster]


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  • etherizing — etherize (Amer.) v. make unconscious with ether, anesthetize (also etherise) e·ther·ize || iːθɪrɪəlaɪz /iːθɪər …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Etherize — E ther*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Etherized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Etherizing}.] [Cf. F. [ e]th[ e]riser.] 1. To convert into ether. [1913 Webster] 2. To render insensible by means of ether, as by inhalation; as, to etherize a patient. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Etherized — Etherize E ther*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Etherized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Etherizing}.] [Cf. F. [ e]th[ e]riser.] 1. To convert into ether. [1913 Webster] 2. To render insensible by means of ether, as by inhalation; as, to etherize a patient. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • etherize — etherization, n. etherizer, n. /ee theuh ruyz /, v.t., etherized, etherizing. 1. Med. to put under the influence of ether; anesthetize. 2. to render groggy or numb, as if by an anesthetic. Also, esp. Brit., etherise. [1740 50; ETHER + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Max Kase — in 1952, after receiving Pulitzer Prize Born July 21, 1897(1897 07 21)[1] New York City, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • etherize — ☆ etherize [ē′thər īz΄] vt. etherized, etherizing to anesthetize (a patient) with ether fumes etherization n …   English World dictionary

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