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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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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.
Solutions of 0.01, 0.1, and 1.0 percent (m/m) neem oil in white spirit were impregnated into sapwood specimens of Pinus radiata D.
The Queensland-owned Ray White Spirit of Koomooloo is the original Ragamuffin, a Sparkman & Stephens-designed 48-footer that in 1971 won the Fastnet Race in England and also contested three Admiral's Cups as a member of the Australian team.
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.
* Blanche d'armagnac (white spirit) is the distilled spirit with no aging.
In White Spirit, 2001, the crowd has been painted with more detail than in the other works, in crisp, thin brushstrokes, while in Train Sit-in, 2003, the paint application is ranch looser: The figures in this dark, green-brownish painting stand or sit huddled around a window in what is apparently a train compartment; the chiaroscuro is faux Rembrandt, the composition resembles a male version of Delacroix's Femmes d'Alger, and the overall style is late Picasso on a very bad day, with a touch of Alzheimer's.
Rose's has added a twist to the Gimlet by using rum and vodka as white spirit alternatives, as well as the addition of Rose's Grenadine, orange and blue curacao, sour-apple liquor and melon liquor, resulting in nine brightly colored gimlets.
* 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.