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
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Act quickly to remove its bright yellow stains by dabbing them with methylated spirit. Leave for 10 minutes, then blot, before machine washing with a biological detergent.
'Many people are looking for an alternative they can try to intoxicate themselves and one of the things they are doing now is to add methylated spirit to their drinks and they call it 'new hope',' he declared.
A Turpentine B Methylated Spirit C Tar D Linseed oil 8.
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.
Some of this, said Mr Fortescue, is of generic fakes (which claim to be a particular drink, but are actually white spirit or even methylated spirit).
We've doused them in whisky and methylated spirit. We've pulled at them with tweezers.
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.
I have tried every trick that I know including dabbing methylated spirit on my chin to no avail.