chem a constant-boiling mixture of ethanol and water, containing 95.6 per cent ethanol
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How to use rectified spirit in a sentence
From the tincture prepared with rectified spirit, and by either maceration or displacement.
From tincture of cevadilla seeds, made with rectified spirit.
When this has disappeared from the surface pour on rectified spirit until 12 oz.
From the tincture of the dried root of male fern (Lastra Filix-mas), made with rectified spirit.
Both of these may be obtained by maceration in rectified spirit.