Meaning of “methylated spirits” in the English Dictionary

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"methylated spirits" in British English

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methylated spiritsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmeθ.ɪ.leɪ.tɪd ˈspɪr.ɪts/ us /ˌmeθ.ɪ.leɪ.t̬ɪd ˈspɪr.əts/ UK informal meths, US denatured alcohol

(Definition of “methylated spirits” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)