methylated spirit definition

  • noun:
    • A denatured alcohol consisting of a mixture of ethyl liquor and methyl alcoholic beverages. Frequently utilized in the plural.
    • denatured ethyl alcoholic beverages made use of as a fuel and a solvent, and usually free of taxes on alcoholic beverages. Denaturing is accomplished by the inclusion of methyl alcoholic beverages, usually additional products are added to give scent and colour toward substance.
    • ethyl liquor denatured with methyl alcohol to stop its usage as an alcoholic beverage

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