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rubbing alcohol

Syllabification: rub·bing al·co·hol

Definition of rubbing alcohol in English:

noun

North American
Denatured alcohol, typically perfumed, used as an antiseptic or in massage.
Example sentences
  • Blot stains with solvent cleaner such as rubbing alcohol, denatured alcohol, or dry cleaning fluid or your favorite household solvent cleaner.
  • The stench of rubbing alcohol and formaldehyde was almost unbearable.
  • A solution of acetone nail polish remover, rubbing alcohol, and club soda, shaken around well enough, will help remove any material you couldn't remove with a vacuum.

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