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.
However, the use of sterile cotton wool soaked in either Methylated spirit or water at body temperature or gentian violet on the cord is still being practised nationwide.
It's taken some restoration, a lot of methylated spirit, and a new ribbon, but it now works as good as new.
Bihar has 732 designated microscopy labs and 60 fluoroscent microscopy labs, apart from the Intermediate Reference Library at Patna to test TB where approximately 2,000 litres of methylated spirit and ethanol are required annually to conduct various TB-related test.
Clean the saw blade with methylated spirit after each cut so any disease is not spread.
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.
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.
Tenders are invited for Methylated spirit supply & Waste collection
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.