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rubbing alcohol

noun
1.
a poisonous solution of about 70 percent isopropyl or denatured ethyl alcohol, usually containing a perfume oil, used chiefly in massaging.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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rubbing alcohol

noun
1.
a liquid usually consisting of 70 per cent denatured ethyl alcohol, used by external application as an antiseptic or rubefacient
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