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white spirit

a petroleum distillate fraction used as an alternative to turpentine. The poisonous effects caused by ingestion are the same as for kerosene.
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In a police interview Bodenham said he was in a "low mood" and had taken amphetamine, adding he had no recollection of putting white spirit in the milk carton.
On the basis of grade, the global white spirits market is segmented into the low flash grade, regular flash grade, and high flash grade.
Both termite species caused extensive damage to the water and white spirit controls, with mean mass losses above 90 percent for C.
White Spirit begins when Victor, a young white man, leaves France in the hold of a ship called The Will of God to take what he believes will be a lucrative managerial position in Africa.
However, as far as we know, the white spirit permeation properties of PE/MPAEVOH containers have never been reported in the literature.
The white spirit in the samples with polyethylene grains has different evaporation degrees; low evaporation 5A<9A<10A<3A<7A<4A high evaporation (Figure 4).
Pisco Porton[R] is an ultra-premium white spirit that is versatile in cocktails and offers complexity with a delicate finish when savored on its own.
You'll need to apply wood primer/undercoat to all the boards - try diluting the first coat with about 10% of white spirit so it penetrates the wood better.
Glycerine and white spirit vinegar found in the raids make the product easier to smoke and vanilla flavouring is used to improve its taste.
The 30-year-old doused her clothes in white spirit and set herself alight in her Leith flat after leaving a suicide note.
It's harder to remove oil-based paints, especially once they're dry, but fresh paint can usually be cleaned off with turpentine substitute (turps) or white spirit.
The category has suffered as a result of its image as a cheap shot drink but really it is a modern, mixable white spirit.