Definitions for "Repellent"
Type of pesticide used to repel pests, i.e., a pesticide formulated to keep pests away from African Violets and other plants, rather than killing them. Many organic pesticides are of this sort. For an example, see Neem.
a pesticide that makes a site or food unattractive to a target pest
a working substance, which frightens off but does not kill blood-sucking insects (midges, gnats, mosquitoes, fleas, etc
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
a distasteful or foul-smelling chemical that an animal avoids
A chemical applied to the skin or clothing or other places to discourage (1) arthropods from alighting on and attacking an individual, or (2) other agents, such as helminth larvae, from penetrating the skin.
a chemical substance that repels animals
A substance with taste, odor or tactile properties that discourages specific animals or species from using a food or place.
Driving back; able or tending to repel.
serving or tending to repel; "he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness repellent"
Keywords:  tumefied, tumid, remedy, render, fluids
A remedy to repel from a tumefied part the fluids which render it tumid.
Keywords:  knew, advances, power, his
the power to repel; "she knew many repellents to his advances"
Keywords:  waterproof, kind, cloth
A kind of waterproof cloth.
a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
That which repels.