of the nature of spirit; immaterial, ethereal, or refined.
a variant spelling of spirituous
(archaic) ethereal; pure
noun, Spiritualism. 1. a form of communication between living persons and the spirits of deceased persons by tapping out messages on a table, board, or the like.
- Spirits of ammonia
noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) another name for sal volatile (sense 2)
- Spirits of salt
noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) a solution of hydrochloric acid in water
or spirit of turpentine noun, Chemistry. 1. oil of turpentine. spirits of turpentine noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) another name for turpentine (sense 3)