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rubbing alcohol

A mixture usually consisting of 70 percent isopropyl or absolute alcohol, applied externally to relieve muscle and joint pain.
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rubbing alcohol

(Medicine) a liquid usually consisting of 70 per cent denatured ethyl alcohol, used by external application as an antiseptic or rubefacient
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rub′bing al`cohol

a poisonous solution of about 70 percent isopropyl or denatured ethyl alcohol, used in massaging.
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Noun1.rubbing alcohol - lotion consisting of a poisonous solution of isopropyl alcohol or denatured ethanol alcohol for external use
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
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rub·bing al·co·hol

n. alcohol para fricciones.
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Hydrogen peroxide and rubbing alcohol keep cold sores clean
Referred to rubbing alcohol, isopropanol is increasingly being used as a sterilizer and disinfectant in home applications.
On the wall above the bar, there's a cinema light box with the slogan: "Rubbing alcohol for outside boo-boos; drinking alcohol for inside boo-boos."
The management said passengers should drink their water, spray their perfume or cologne, and spread their lotion or rubbing alcohol in front of security personnel for verification.
Liquids such as bottled water, perfume, hand sanitizer, lotion, rubbing alcohol, among others with volume capacity of more than 100 milliliters are now allowed inside train stations and coaches.
'Ang mga liquid item (tulad ng tubig, pabango, hand sanitizer, lotion, rubbing alcohol, atbp.) na mahigit 100ML ang volume capacity ay pinapayagan na sa aming mga istasyon at tren,' the management said in an advisory on Wednesday.
The two girls who were hanging out with her admitted they were trying out the "fire challenge." One of the girls had seen a YouTube video of the challenge where the person doused themselves with rubbing alcohol and lit a fire.
Or, you can use rubbing alcohol on a cotton ball to smother the tick, which will release any part of the tick that's embedded.
For this one, you'll need a bottle of rubbing alcohol (with 90% isopropyl if possible), salt (sea salt or Epsom, each is good), a sandwich bag made out of plastic, rubber gloves (although they're optional) and cotton swabs.
Rubbing alcohol (91%) can be used to wipe away excess epoxy.
Beverly's drive is focusing on cleaning supplies the shelter needs: Dawn dish soap, unscented liquid laundry detergent, laundry bleach, Baggies (sandwich and gallon size), garbage bags (13 and 30 gallons), 50-gallon heavy-duty drum liners, paper towels, disposable vinyl gloves (no latex), spray cleaner (pet safe), mop heads, trigger spray bottles, medical supplies and rubbing alcohol. A.D.O.P.T.