methylated spirit


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meth·yl·at·ed spirit

 (mĕth′ə-lā′tĭd)
n. often methylated spirits
A denatured alcohol consisting of a mixture of ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)
Translations

methylated spirit

[ˈmeθɪleɪtɪdˈspɪrɪt] methylated spirits N (Brit) → alcohol msing desnaturalizado

methylated spirit

[ˈmɛθɪˌleɪtɪdˈspɪrɪt] n methylated spirits [ˈmɛθɪˌleɪtɪdˈspɪrɪts] npl (Brit) → alcol m inv denaturato
References in classic literature ?
It is hopeless attempting to make a wood fire, so you light the methylated spirit stove, and crowd round that.
Half an hour later we're back at the local hardware store explaining why we need methylated spirit.
Remove any grease and wipe any resinous areas and knots using a cloth dampened with methylated spirit.
Methylated spirit is excellent for cleaning the area.
IF you have mealybugs on indoor cacti, spray them with a weak solution of methylated spirit.
The youngster, who is not being named, doused his T-shirt with methylated spirit then used a lighter to set himself on fire in a park in Plympton, Devon.
Petroleum is also used other 'M' products like methylated spirit.
It has been alleged that Narayan's wife doused his genitals with methylated spirit and then set him on fire about 5.
My daily care included elbows and heels rubbed morning and night with methylated spirit.
Liam Boller was celebrating his 12th birthday when a bowl of methylated spirit being used by a fire-throwing juggler exploded in the garden of his home.
Tenders are invited for Non - Toxic Inter Caster Oil Based Thixotropic Bird - Detergent Gel That Prevents Birds From Roosting Confirming To Technical Specification As Under : A Storage Hazard: 1 Temperature -30 Degree C To 120 Degree C Stable, 2 Water: Immiscible Insoluble, 3 Sunlight : Stable, 4 Air: Stable 5 Spillage: Manually Collect And Finally Clean With Methylated Spirit.
Clean your knife when taking cuttings by wiping it with methylated spirit to prevent virus and other diseases being spread between plants.