[ih-thin-uh-meyt] /ɪˈθɪn əˌmeɪt/
a crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C 9 H 13 NO 2 , used as a hypnotic.
[eth-ahyn, e-thahyn] /ˈɛθ aɪn, ɛˈθaɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
[eth-ee-on] /ˈɛθ iˌɒn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a highly toxic organophosphate, C 9 H 22 O 4 P 2 S 3, used as a pesticide.
[eth-ee-on-uh-mahyd] /ˌɛθ iˈɒn əˌmaɪd/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an antimicrobial substance, C 8 H 10 N 2 S, used against susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis in combination with other drugs in the treatment of any active form of tuberculosis.
[ee-thee-op] /ˈi θiˌɒp/ adjective, noun 1. . /ˈiːθɪˌɒp/ adjective 1. archaic words for Black late 14c., from Latin Æthiops “Ethiopian, negro,” from Greek Aithiops, perhaps from aithein “to burn” + ops “face” (cf. aithops “fiery-looking,” later “sunburned”). Who the Homeric Æthiopians were is a matter of doubt. The poet elsewhere speaks of two divisions of […]