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alcool ménager

English translation: denatured alcohol

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French term or phrase:alcool ménager
English translation:denatured alcohol
Entered by: Florence B
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08:24 Mar 11, 2000
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French term or phrase: alcool ménager
cohol/spirit used around the house to clean for example:Les bronzes dorés se nettoient avec du blanc d'Espagne délayé dans de l'alcool ménager et de l'eau.
lingua franca
denatured alcohol
Explanation:
Here in Italy, the alcohol that is generally used for household cleaning is called "alcol denaturato", which, in English, is "denatured alcohol". In the U.S., it is not illegal to sell isopropyl alcohol, and the isopropyl alcohol is just as inexpensive as the denatured alcohol sold at the supermarket in Europe.
Best regards,
Andréa
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Andréa Basili
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Local time: 00:18
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Merci.
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5 hrs
denatured alcohol


Explanation:
Here in Italy, the alcohol that is generally used for household cleaning is called "alcol denaturato", which, in English, is "denatured alcohol". In the U.S., it is not illegal to sell isopropyl alcohol, and the isopropyl alcohol is just as inexpensive as the denatured alcohol sold at the supermarket in Europe.
Best regards,
Andréa

Andréa Basili
Italy
Local time: 00:18
PRO pts in pair: 12
Grading comment
Merci.
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1 day 9 hrs
denatured alcohol


Explanation:
litterally household alcohol or domestic alcohol it is a product made unfit for human consumption, although some try it anyway, and for use around the house. Are you working with aBelgian text?

geo1mar2
Local time: 18:18
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