etherize

verb ether·ize \ ˈē-thə-ˌrīz \

Definition of etherize

etherized; etherizing
1 : to treat or anesthetize with ether
2 : to make numb as if by anesthetizing

etherization

play \ˌē-thə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

etherizer

noun

First Known Use of etherize

1847

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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etherize

transitive verb ether·ize
variants: or British etherise play \ˈē-thə-ˌrīz\

medical Definition of etherize

etherized or British etherised; etherizing or British etherising
: to treat or anesthetize with ether

etherization

or British etherisation play \ˌē-thə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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