HyperDic: surgical_spirit

English > 1 sense of the expression surgical spirit:
NOUNsubstancesurgical spiritmethylated spirit used in the practice of medicine (especially for cleansing the skin before injections or before surgery)
English > surgical spirit: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningmethylated spirit used in the practice of medicine (especially for cleansing the skin before injections or before surgery).
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broadermethylated spiritethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol to prevent its use as an alcoholic beverage

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