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di nay cherd

  • v  add nonfissionable material to (fissionable material) so as to make unsuitable for use in an atomic bomb
  • v  modify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished
  • v  make (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes
  • s  changed in nature or natural quality
    denatured alcohol

  • Under President Kessler the "Whiskey Trust" had a brief period of profits before Prohibition reduced it to messing around with yeast, vinegar, denatured alcohol.
  • Industrial alcohol is ethyl alcohol denatured by the addition of methyl alcohol to make it unfit for beverage purposes.
  • For years that Department had collected the internal revenue tax on liquor, had supervised tax-free denatured alcohol for industry.
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  • Review: Digital montages by Simmons and Burke dazzle at Michael Kohn
    Simmons and Burke have mashed and montaged digital data for a half-dozen years, working like naturalists to comb the web for denatured specimens of media and pop culture. The prosaic glut of data at their (and our) disposal is both their subject and their raw material. They are maximalists, collecting, cataloguing and combining culled imagery in prints of dazzling slickness.
    June 22, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

  • Sharad Pawar in Outlook (registration)
    We propose that denatured ethanol -- ethanol to which a denaturant is added, which makes it conversion for potable purpose physically difficult and economically unviable, be included in the list of special goods under CST,said Sharad Pawar,...

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