HyperDic: methylated_spirit

English > 1 sense of the expression methylated spirit:
NOUNsubstancemethylated spiritethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol to prevent its use as an alcoholic beverage
English > methylated spirit: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol to prevent its use as an alcoholic beverage.
Narrowersurgical spiritmethylated spirit used in the practice of medicine (especially for cleansing the skin before injections or before surgery)
Broaderdenatured alcoholethyl alcohol that is unfit for drinking but is still useful for other purposes
Spanishalcohol de quemar
Catalanalcohol metílic

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