Meaning of “white spirit” in the English Dictionary

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"white spirit" in British English

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white spiritnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌwaɪt ˈspɪr.ɪt/ us /ˌwaɪt ˈspɪr.ət/ UK US turpentine

a clear alcoholic liquid that is used for making paint thinner and removing paint from brushes and clothes

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