эфир

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr, upper air).

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Noun[edit]

эфи́р (efírm inan (genitive эфи́ра, nominative plural эфи́ры, genitive plural эфи́ров)

  1. ether (organic chemistry: a compound containing an oxygen atom bonded to two hydrocarbon groups)
  2. (physics) ether
  3. (alchemy) ether
  4. (broadcasting) air
    в эфи́реv efíreon air
    прямо́й эфи́рprjamój efírlive broadcast (literally, “direct ether”)

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