methylated spirit

denatured ethyl alcohol used as a fuel and a solvent, and usually free of taxes on alcohol. Denaturing is achieved by the addition of methyl alcohol, frequently additional materials are added to give smell and colour to the substance.

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  • methylated spirit — (also methylated spirits) ► NOUN ▪ alcohol for use as a solvent or fuel, made unfit for drinking by the addition of methanol and a violet dye …   English terms dictionary

  • methylated spirit — n ethyl alcohol denatured with methanol often used in pl. with sing. constr …   Medical dictionary

  • methylated spirit — denatūruotas spiritas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Etanolis, turintis spalvotų nuodingųjų priemaišų. atitikmenys: angl. denaturated alcohol; denaturated spirit; methylated spirit rus. денатурат; денатурированный спирт ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • methylated spirit — (also methylated spirits) noun alcohol for general use, made unfit for drinking by the addition of methanol and pyridine and a violet dye …   English new terms dictionary

  • METHYLATED SPIRIT —    is alcohol adulterated with 10 per cent. of wood spirit …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • methylated spirit — noun ethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol to prevent its use as an alcoholic beverage • Hypernyms: ↑denatured alcohol • Hyponyms: ↑surgical spirit …   Useful english dictionary

  • methylated spirit — alcohol which has had the methyl group added to it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • industrial methylated spirit — noun ethyl alcohol denatured by the addition of 5% methyl alcohol, a form of methylated spirit for use in industry and the laboratory usually free of alcohol taxes …   Wiktionary

  • Spirit — Spir it, n. [OF. espirit, esperit, F. esprit, L. spiritus, from spirare to breathe, to blow. Cf. {Conspire}, {Expire}, {Esprit}, {Sprite}.] 1. Air set in motion by breathing; breath; hence, sometimes, life itself. [Obs.] All of spirit would… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spirit butterfly — Spirit Spir it, n. [OF. espirit, esperit, F. esprit, L. spiritus, from spirare to breathe, to blow. Cf. {Conspire}, {Expire}, {Esprit}, {Sprite}.] 1. Air set in motion by breathing; breath; hence, sometimes, life itself. [Obs.] All of spirit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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