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surgical spirit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drugs, medicines
surgical spiritˌsurgical ˈspirit noun [uncountable]  British EnglishMD a type of alcohol used for cleaning wounds or skin syn rubbing alcohol American English
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surgical spiritYou will need surgical spirit or white spirit for cleaning the needles.Nest time use surgical spirit weeks in advance to toughen your feet.I have pricked my first blister, squeezed out the fluid, and dabbed it with surgical spirit.
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