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aether:

see etherether
or aether,
in physics and astronomy, a hypothetical medium for transmitting light and heat (radiation), filling all unoccupied space; it is also called luminiferous ether. In Newtonian physics all waves are propagated through a medium, e.g.
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, in physics and astronomy.
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Aether

god of whole atmosphere. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 42]
See: Air
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