methylated spirits Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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methylated spiritsnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmeθ.ɪ.leɪ.tɪdˈspɪr.ɪts/  us   /-t̬ɪd-/ UK (informal meths, US denatured alcohol)
a ​liquid made from ​alcohol and other ​chemicals, used to ​removedirtymarks and as a ​fuel in ​small heaters and ​lights
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