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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After cleaning your window with methylated spirits, cut your strips of instant lead.
To remove grass stains place a clean cloth under the fabric, dab another cloth in methylated spirits and rub the stain with it, using small circular movements working from the inside out.
A clock activated the striker that hit the match that lit the methylated spirits that boiled the kettle - and all before the alarm went off to wake you.
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.
CUSTOMERS at a Merseyside pub were sold methylated spirits "unfit for human consumption" in place of vodka.
I also had to clean the chrome display stands in the window with methylated spirits and go into the Louis every day to get a jug of milk for our manageress's tea.
If cleaning doesn''t remove the marks, sand them off with very fine sandpaper, clean with a cloth dampened with methylated spirits and then apply wood oil suitable for worktops.
Once it's dry, wipe over with a cloth dampened in methylated spirits.
Prune damaged or diseased branches now, wiping the saw blade with methylated spirits between cuts to prevent the spread of infection.
Early versions of these Victorian inspired devices (the Science Museum's collection of Teasmades stretches back to 1902) were powered by gas or sometimes methylated spirits, and were lit by a match waved by a lever against a suitable rough surface when the appropriate time was reached.
Now officials from HM Revenue and Customs are warning anyone who bought the Christoff Vodka produced by the distillery to pour it away because it may contain methylated spirits.
Customs officers suspect methylated spirits and industrial alcohol were being used to produce the vodka.