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What is the drug ether?


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Answered 2008-09-18 12:37:22

Diethyl Ether, more commenly known as Ether was one of the first anesthetics, and was marketed in the 19th century (mixed with ethanol) as a cure-all and recreational drug. It may also be used as an inhalant and can be used to make a variety of illegal drugs such as cocaine and meth. The effects are like drinking vast amounts of alcohol.

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How do you spell ether?

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What is the density of diethyl ether?

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What is the chemical formula for petroleum ether?

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Water and ether are placed on the palms of both the hands which will cause more cooling ether or water?

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What is the chemical classification of butyl ether?

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Is ether a polar molecule?

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Benzoic acid soluble in ether?

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Why is ether insoluble in water?

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When was Ether Monument created?

Ether Monument was created in 1867.


Will water or ether evaporate faster?

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