Stoddard solvent


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Stoddard solvent

[′städ·ərd ‚säl·vənt]
(materials)
A petroleum naphtha product with a comparatively narrow boiling range; used mostly for dry cleaning.
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In many of the gunsmithing shops I've frequented, kerosene or commercial Stoddard solvent was used simply because it was always on hand in the cleaning tank.
Stoddard solvent, used to clean leather or suede materials, cannot be used in any new dry cleaning operations.