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rubbing alcohol

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drugs, medicines
rubbing alcoholˈrubbing ˌalcohol noun [uncountable]  American EnglishMD a type of alcohol used for cleaning wounds or skin syn surgical spirit British English
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rubbing alcoholChildren filed into school gymnasiums reeking of rubbing alcohol to get their shots.Remove carpet stains with rubbing alcohol.
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