Recent Examples on the WebCryptocurrency prices extended their slide to 7% for the week, with declines across the board but concentrated on tokens other than market leaders bitcoin and ether as investors appear to be adopting risk-off strategies.—Maria Gracia Santillana Linares, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 Heart also accepted more than 2.3 million ether tokens from December 2019 to November 2020, worth more than $678 million at the time, as noted in the lawsuit.—Elizabeth Napolitano, CBS News, 2 Aug. 2023 More recently, though, metabolic metaphors and processes are emerging alongside, and sometimes overtaking, fungi’s place in the cultural ether.—Kelly Pendergrast, WIRED, 14 July 2023 We’re told that out there, in the constitutional ether, lies a strict separation of powers that precludes any interference by Congress and the president with the independence of judges.—Jesús Rodríguez, Washington Post, 5 May 2023 Bitcoin rose 2% to end the day above $25,000 after hovering below the level earlier in the day, while ether gained 1.7% to $1,668, according to Dow Jones Market Data.—WSJ, 15 June 2023 Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is sitting on a $1.5 billion pile of phantom cryptocurrency pegged to the price of ether.—Javier Paz, Forbes, 3 May 2023 It is made with PEEK (Polyether ether ketone), a strong plastic that is known for resisting harsh chemicals and holding its form at high temperatures, which allows this brush to handle up to 600°F of heat.—Jack Byram, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Apr. 2023 The latter is derivative of the cryptocurrency ether that is locked up until the Ethereum network transitions to a less energy-intensive model.—Diego Lasarte, Quartz, 10 Apr. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Latin aether, from Greek aithēr, from aithein to ignite, blaze; akin to Old English ād pyre — more at edify