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noun [uncountable] ether pronunciation in American English /ˈiθər/
  1. 2

    the ether

    the air or atmosphere, especially when you are talking about it as the substance that radio, telephone, or Internet communications pass through

    messages floating around in the ether

    1. a.
      literary the upper part of the atmosphere, far above the clouds

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