Definition of “white spirit” - English Dictionary

british dictionary

“white spirit” in British English

See all translations

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)