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denatured alcohol

 

Definition: ethyl alcohol rendered unfit for consumption as a beverage by the addition of one or several chemicals for commercial purposes (methanol, aldehol, sucrose octa-acetate).

Synonym(s): industrial methylated spirit, methylated spirit

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