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white spirit

a colourless liquid obtained from petroleum and used as a substitute for turpentine

white spirit

[¦wīt ′spir·ət]
(materials)

white spirit

Petroleum ether, distilled from crude oil; used as a solvent, esp. in varnishes.
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Clothing and a generator was put against the door and doused in white spirit, which was there having been used to clean tiles.
The court heard she took the carton to the police station and the defendant was arrested after forensic examination confirmed it did contain white spirit.
com)-- Persistence Market Research (PMR) delivers key insights on the global white spirits market in its upcoming report titled "Global Market Study on White Spirits: Sales of Medium Flash Grade Segment to Dominate the Market during Forecast Period; 2016 - 2022.
0 percent (m/m) neem oil in white spirit were impregnated into sapwood specimens of Pinus radiata D.
Mrs Lam, 38, was tied up and drenched with a bottle of white spirit at her Aphrodite restaurant in Stafford Street in May 2004.
A Morrisons product recall notice says the salmon is being pulled as a precautionary measure due to the potential risk of white spirit taint.
Paule Constant's White Spirit, newly translated from the French by Betsy Wing, was first published in Paris in 1989.
The prosecution alleges in the time between bringing Lottie home from a clarinet class until they left to buy white spirit, Jenkins battered Billie-Jo to death.
Our latest investigation [1] revealed that the barrier improvement of white spirit permeation of PE bottles can be improved by more than 360 times by blending the proper compositions of MPA in a PE matrix during the blow-molding process.
The white spirit in samples 3A, 4A, 5A, 7A, 9A, and 10A appears similar to 9C, based on the comparison of the chromatogram peaks (height and ratio).
While nearly 1,000 black bears live in British Columbia's rainforests, only around 400 white spirit bears are thought to exist.
NEW YORK -- Pisco Porton[R], the flavorful and full-bodied ultra-premium white spirit from Peru, today announced the appointment of Jean-Francois Bonnete as Chief Operating Officer.