rubbing alcohol


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rubbing alcohol

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

rubbing alcohol

n
(Medicine) a liquid usually consisting of 70 per cent denatured ethyl alcohol, used by external application as an antiseptic or rubefacient

rub′bing al`cohol


n.
a poisonous solution of about 70 percent isopropyl or denatured ethyl alcohol, used in massaging.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

rub·bing al·co·hol

n. alcohol para fricciones.
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The trick is to dip a cotton ball into rubbing alcohol and gently wipe the spot can do wonders.
Propyl alcohol is in many cosmetics, rubbing alcohol, fruit juice, bottled water, decaffeinated coffee, and white sugar among many other products.
Flames were said to have broken out at about midnight on Friday when a woman in the first-floor unit of the building tried to kill bed bugs with rubbing alcohol that reportedly ignited near an open flame - either a candle or burning incense - the fire chief said.
Meanwhile, authorities confiscated a total of 216 prohibited items, mostly flammable materials like rubbing alcohol, and bladed or pointed weapons like forks.
The best way to do this is to make a solution with a combination of 60 per cent water and 40 per cent rubbing alcohol.
Her statefunded IHSS caregiver was neglecting her medical needs, treating the open wounds of an immune-suppressed woman with rubbing alcohol and baby wipes, and allowing her various infections to spread uncontrollably, resulting in her re-hospitalization.
Rubbing Alcohol, antiseptic spray, elastic bandages, adhesive strip bandages, gauze pads, exam gloves, exposure protection supplies, sharps containers, adhesive tapes, disposable thermometers, antiseptic towelettes.
However, if you, for any reason, prefer using other types of sponge: Disinfect with some dishwashing liquid and a spritz of rubbing alcohol.
Can we put rubbing alcohol on the end of her tail after it clotted up?
Glassware to be etched, Rubbing Alcohol, Armour Etch Glass Etching Cream, Stencil Tape or Painter's Tape, Foam Cutting Board and X-Acto Knife, Adhesive Stencil Film or Contact Paper, design of choice
All you do is scoop up the product and crush it into dust, then apply a few drops of rubbing alcohol.
You may also insert two or three drops of rubbing alcohol into the ear canal to help eliminate moisture.