Definition of mineral spirits in English:

mineral spirits

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  • North American term for white spirit. mineral spirits is a mixture of light hydrocarbons
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    • Water-repellent preservatives are mixtures of a solvent such as mineral spirits or other paint thinners, wax, a resin or drying oil and a wood preservative.
    • Do not clean your hands or other skin areas with gasoline, kerosene, mineral spirits, or turpentine.
    • Most of the wax can be stripped with rags kept moistened with mineral spirits or other paint thinners.

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