denatured alcohol


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de·na·tured alcohol

 (dē-nā′chərd)
n.
Ethyl alcohol to which a poisonous substance, such as acetone or methanol, has been added to make it unfit for consumption.

denatured alcohol

n
(Chemistry) chem ethanol rendered unfit for human consumption by the addition of a noxious substance, as in methylated spirits
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Noun1.denatured alcohol - ethyl alcohol that is unfit for drinking but is still useful for other purposes
ethanol, ethyl alcohol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcohol - the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline
methylated spirit - ethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol to prevent its use as an alcoholic beverage
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It added that such shall also cover processed gas, waxes and petrolatum, denatured alcohol to be used for motive power, as well as asphalts.
Some fuel products with primary use in industry are taxed at higher rates of P6 (including lubricating oils, denatured alcohol and naphtha) but certain products are also completely exempted from the excise tax (including leaded gasoline, kerosene, fuel used in power generation and liquefied petroleum gas in petrochemicals),' the AER added.
On discovery she was still amply provisioned, her cargo of denatured alcohol was intact, and the captain's and crew's personal belongings were undisturbed.
Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Services, with multiple facilities in Omaha, works with waste materials such as crude oil, fertilizer, denatured alcohol, methanol, herbicides and others through its railroad car cleaning business.
The fletching manufacturer may recommend a specific cleaning agent, but if not, use denatured alcohol.
You must use denatured alcohol or an ammonia household cleaner.
Use PreGro to apply denatured alcohol and Pro-Seal 2000 to a perfectly formed rose as part of the preservation process.
You'll need an empty Altoids tin, some perlite, a piece of window screen, and denatured alcohol.
Make sure you clean it, with either specially designed surface plate cleaner (Starrett makes a good one) or denatured alcohol.
Does the denatured alcohol I'm using For cleaning aircraft meet environmental regulations?
Is it safe to add a few capfuls of denatured alcohol to the crankcase of my two older vehicles to remove oil sludge before I change the oil?
2 for natural gas and propane space heaters, UL 647 for kerosene heaters, and UL 1370 for denatured alcohol appliances.