denatured alcohol
ethanol rendered unfit for human consumption by addition of methanol (methyl alcohol or wood alcohol) or other substances. Used in some fish collections

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • denatured alcohol — alcohol rendered unfit for drinking by the addition of a noxious substance …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • denatured alcohol — Chem. alcohol, esp. ethyl alcohol, that has been denatured: used chiefly as a solvent and in chemical synthesis. * * * …   Universalium

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  • completely denatured alcohol — noun see denatured alcohol …   Useful english dictionary

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