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de·na·tured al·co·hol

ethyl alcohol rendered unfit for consumption as a beverage by the addition of one or several chemicals for commercial purposes (for example, methanol, aldehol, sucrose octa-acetate).

methylated spirit

a mixture of methyl alcohol (4%) and ethyl alcohol. Used as fuel, and as a skin disinfectant; poisonous if taken orally.
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Put a teaspoon of jam into a dish, add three teaspoons of methylated spirits, leave it for a minute, then slop it into the sink.
The Advertiser understands that police will allege Rajini applied methylated spirits to her husband's genitals as he slept then set fire to him.
Clean with a soft cloth dipped in methylated spirits to ensure a smooth and pristine finish
Use methylated spirits in the washer bottle to stop it freezing.
Waugh, 42, who is believed to have suffered mental problems, is thought to have doused the home in the six-storey building with petrol or methylated spirits before igniting it.
Contract award notice: delivery of different therapeutic agents,: reducing blood clotting, diuretics, anti-, respiratory system, antifungals, analgesics, anti-bacterial, gynecological, heparin, vitamins, medicinal products: for the blood and blood-forming organs, for ukladusercowonaczyniowego for the treatment of nervous system, for the treatment of disturbances in the functioning przewodupokarmowego, methylated spirits and pharmaceutical raw materials divided into 52 parts.
I was still only 12, but strapping a tent to the crossbar and carrying a rucksack weighed down with tins of soup, later heated on a tin can powered by a methylated spirits flame, seemed perfectly natural for an inner city 12-year-old.
Oh, and how to ignite methylated spirits safely before cooking something edible.
If cleaning doesn't remove the marks, sand them off with very fine sandpaper, clean with a cloth dampened with methylated spirits and then apply wood oil suitable for worktops.
Once it was methylated spirits, since it has been Lambrini, Buckfast, whatever.
In the past Governments have had to legislate to prevent people, particularly teenagers and the vulnerable, drinking methylated spirits and inhaling solvents.
Here too was kept the deep purple methylated spirits used to prime the Tilly lamp and the paraffin that it ran on.