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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Etherification  \E*ther`i*fi*ca"tion\,  n.  (Chem.) 
  The  act  or  process  of  making  ether;  specifically,  the  process 
  by  which  a  large  quantity  of  alcohol  is  transformed  into 
  ether  by  the  agency  of  a  small  amount  of  sulphuric,  or  ethyl 
  sulphuric,  acid.