rubbing alcohol

noun
a poisonous solution of about 70 percent isopropyl or denatured ethyl alcohol, usually containing a perfume oil, used chiefly in massaging.

Origin:
1925–30

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rubbing alcohol
 
n
a liquid usually consisting of 70 per cent denatured ethyl alcohol, used by external application as an antiseptic or rubefacient

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Example sentences
The waiting room was always full and the office smelled strongly of rubbing
  alcohol.
Contact with rubbing alcohol or chlorinated water quickly renders it inactive.
Store the rubbing alcohol solution in a new plastic spray bottle.
When rubbing alcohol wouldn't ignite the pair, the youths went to a local
  service station for gasoline, which worked.
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