ethereal [adj] delicate, heavenly aerial, airy, celestial, dainty, divine, empyreal, empyrean, exquisite, fairy, filmy, fine, gaseous, ghostly, gossamer, impalpable, insubstantial, intangible, light, rarefied, refined, spiritual, sublime, subtle, supernal, tenuous, unearthly, unsubstantial, unworldly, vaporous, vapory; concepts 491,549,582,606 —Ant. earthly, indelicate, worldly

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  • Ethereal — E*the re*al, a. 1. Pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere; celestial; as, ethereal space; ethereal regions. [1913 Webster] Go, heavenly guest, ethereal messenger. Milton …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ethereal — could refer to: *Ethereal oils, concentrated, hydrophobic liquids containing volatile aromatic compounds extracted from plants *Wireshark (formerly Ethereal), a software network traffic analyzer *Ethereal, a horse that won Australia s Caulfield… …   Wikipedia

  • Ethereal — (англ. эфирный): Стиль музыки, характеризующийся светлой меланхолией, использованием электронных и неоклассических элементов (Mythos, Illuminate, Endraum, Deine Lakaien…). Первоначальное название программы Wireshark.     …   Википедия

  • ethereal — [ē thir′ē əl, ithir′ē əl] adj. [< L aetherius < Gr aitherios + AL] 1. of or like the ether, or upper regions of space 2. very light; airy; delicate [ethereal music] 3. not earthly; heavenly; celestial 4. Chem. of, like, or containing ether …   English World dictionary

  • ethereal — index immaterial, incorporeal, intangible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Ethereal — es un analizador de protocolos, utilizado para realizar análisis y solucionar problemas en redes de comunicaciones, para desarrollo de software y protocolos, y como una herramienta didáctica para educación. Cuenta con todas las característias… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ethereal — 1510s, of the highest regions of the atmosphere, from ETHER (Cf. ether) + AL (Cf. al) (1); extended sense of light, airy is from 1590s. Meaning spiritlike, immaterial is from 1640s. Related: Ethereally …   Etymology dictionary

  • ethereal — *airy, aerial Analogous words: Celestial, heavenly, empyrean, empyreal: tenuous, rare, Chin Antonyms: substantial …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ethereal — (also etherial) ► ADJECTIVE 1) extremely delicate and light. 2) heavenly or spiritual. DERIVATIVES ethereality noun ethereally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • ethereal — [[t]ɪθɪ͟əriəl[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is ethereal has a delicate beauty. [FORMAL] She s the prettiest, most ethereal romantic heroine in the movies. ...gorgeous, hauntingly ethereal melodies. 2) ADJ GRADED Ethereal means… …   English dictionary

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