methylated spirits


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methylated spirits

, spirit
alcohol that has been denatured by the addition of methanol and pyridine and a violet dye

methylated spirits

[′meth·ə‚lād·əd ′spir·əts]
(materials)
Denatured ethanol produced by addition of about 9.5% methanol, 0.5% pyridine, and a blue dye.
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I came along with my bottle of methylated spirits and poured it in on top of a lighted flame that I wasn't aware [was lit].
Remove any grease and wipe any resinous areas and knots using a cloth dampened with methylated spirit.
The pumps are flushed through with hot water at 50[degrees]C, then stripped and thoroughly washed and sanitized with Industrial Methylated Spirits.
David Lurie, an English professor in a Cape Town university, charged with sexual harassment and forced to resign because of a brief affair with one of his students, goes to the Eastern Cape to his daughter Lucy's farm, where they are assaulted by three African thugs who rape Lucy, slaughter her dogs, loot the house, steal David's car, douse him with methylated spirits, and set him afire.
The most serious accidents are usually the result of using methylated spirits to get the barbecue started or give it a boost, causing an explosion or fi reball.
According to Makaepea, the Liquor Act of 2003 prohibits for the manufacturing and trading of impotable substances, supplying of liquor or methylated spirits to minors, and operating in unregistered premises.
We came back soaking wet from a long walk and took the lunatic decision to heat some soup inside the tent using a small tin stove fired by methylated spirits.
Dana, 29, became a "human fireball" three years ago when love rival Natalie Dimitrovska got into her home, drenched her with methylated spirits and set her alight.
My sister Margaret tells me there were three ingredients that made up the lotion in the bottle: methylated spirits, olive oil and one other which she can't remember.
The salesman advised me to gently dab it with methylated spirits on a cloth and it worked, as it does on most things, including clothes.
They said the phoney vodka smells of methylated spirits while its label has a matt-finish, instead of a glossy one.
Darren makes the wooden blocks from plywood with Tasmanian oak edging before sanding them and coating with shellac resin which he mixes with methylated spirits.