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Related to methylated spirit: Rectified spirit
n. often methylated spirits
A denatured alcohol consisting of a mixture of ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol.
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|Noun||1.||methylated spirit - ethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol to prevent its use as an alcoholic beverage|
denatured alcohol - ethyl alcohol that is unfit for drinking but is still useful for other purposes
surgical spirit - methylated spirit used in the practice of medicine (especially for cleansing the skin before injections or before surgery)