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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Remove any grease and wipe any resinous areas and knots using a cloth dampened with methylated spirit.
Vodka, scotch and alcopops are being spiked with methylated spirits and antifreeze which could send anyone drinking them blind.
The pumps are flushed through with hot water at 50[degrees]C, then stripped and thoroughly washed and sanitized with Industrial Methylated Spirits. They are then sealed ready for use.
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.
He claims the poorest alcoholics could switch from strong beer and cider to illicit alcohol, methylated spirits and formerly legal highs.
The supply and delivery of methylated spirits including the provision of a waste collection service for cellular pathology at hull and east yorkshire hospitals nhs trust.
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.
"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.
Once it was methylated spirits, since it has been Lambrini, Buckfast, whatever.