Synsets for "repellent"

Synset: repellent.n.01

Synonyms: repellent

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water

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Lemmas: repellent repellant

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Synset: repellent.n.02

Synonyms: repellent

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: a chemical substance that repels animals

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Lemmas: repellent repellant

Hypernym: compound

Hyponym: insectifuge

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Synset: repellent.n.03

Synonyms: repellent

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: the power to repel

Examples: she knew many repellents to his advances

Lemmas: repellent repellant

Hypernym: power

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Synset: rebarbative.s.01

Synonyms: rebarbative

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: serving or tending to repel

Examples: he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful | I find his obsequiousness repellent

Lemmas: rebarbative repellent repellant

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Synset: disgusting.s.01

Synonyms: disgusting

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

Examples: a disgusting smell | distasteful language | a loathsome disease | the idea of eating meat is repellent to me | revolting food | a wicked stench

Lemmas: disgusting disgustful distasteful foul loathly loathsome repellent repellant repelling revolting skanky wicked yucky

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Synset: repellent.s.03

Synonyms: repellent

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: incapable of absorbing or mixing with

Examples: a water-repellent fabric | plastic highly resistant to steam and water

Lemmas: repellent resistant

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Animal repellent The ideal repellent is completely specific for the target animal; that is, it drives away the animal that one wishes to repel "without" affecting or harming any other animals or people. One type of animal repellent may be effective for raccoons, while another animal repellent may be more effective for skunks. It can be difficult to design a repellent method that drives away only undesirable animals while having no effect on people or other creatures.
Birch tar Birch tar oil is an effective repellent of gastropods. The repellent effect lasts about two weeks. The repellent effect of birch tar oil mixed with petroleum jelly applied to a fence lasts up to several months.
Insect repellent There are many preparations from naturally occurring sources that have been used as a repellent to certain insects. Some of these act as insecticides while others are only repellent.
Animal repellent There are also few alternate ways to repel Cats and Dogs which are effective, such as repellent chemical Spray, electronic pet barrier, motion activated sprinkler etc. In Addition, vinegar can be used as organic pet repellent.
Scotchgard Scotchgard is a 3M brand of products, a stain repellent and durable water repellent applied to fabric, furniture, and carpets to protect them from stains.
Citronellal Citronellal has insect repellent properties, and research shows high repellent effectiveness against mosquitoes. Research shows that citronellal has strong antifungal qualities.
Insect repellent Regarding safety with insect repellent use on children and pregnant women:
Shark repellent There have been validated field tests and studies to confirm the effectiveness of semiochemicals as a shark repellent. From 2005-2010, an extensive study on the effectiveness of semiochemicals as a shark repellent was conducted by scientists from SharkDefense Technologies and Seton Hall University. The study's results were published in the scientific journal "Ocean & Coastal Management" in 2013. The study concluded that the existence of a putative chemical shark repellent has been confirmed.
Eucalyptol Eucalyptol is used as an insecticide and insect repellent.
Petiveria "P. alliacea" is used as a bat and insect repellent.
Carbamate The insect repellent icaridin is a substituted carbamate.
Citronella oil Citronella oil is popular as a natural insect repellent. Its mosquito repellent qualities have been verified by research, including effectiveness in repelling "Aedes aegypti" (dengue fever mosquito). To be continually effective, most citronella repellent formulas need to be reapplied to the skin every 30–60 minutes.
Breadfruit Breadfruit contains phytochemicals having potential as an insect repellent.
Insect Shield Insect Shield is the first bug-repellent clothing technology registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is the most widely used technology behind many bug-repellent clothing and companies, being used by more than 50 brands.
Patchouli One study suggests that patchouli oil may serve as an all-purpose insect repellent. More specifically, the patchouli plant is claimed to be a potent repellent against the "Formosan subterranean termite".
Patsy O'Connell Sherman Patsy O’Connell Sherman (September 15, 1930 in Minneapolis – February 11, 2008, Minneapolis) was an American chemist and co-inventor of Scotchgard, a 3M brand of products, a stain repellent and durable water repellent.
Insect Shield Insect Shield is an insect repellent technology that is applied to clothing. Insect Shield infuses the clothing fabric with permethrin, a chemical that has DEET-like bug-repellent qualities.
Citronella oil Research also indicates that citronella oil is an effective repellent for body louse, head louse, and stable flies. A study conducted by ARPA in 1963 determined that hydroxycitronellal was an effective repellent against both aquatic and terrestrial leeches.
Sharkdefense SharkDefense is a research organization and think tank focused on shark bycatch reduction. Its core research involves chemical and electrochemical shark repellent technologies. SharkDefense's repellent experiments have been featured extensively in the US and European media.
Visceral leishmaniasis 3. Apply insect repellent to exposed skin and under the ends of sleeves and pant legs. Follow the instructions on the label of the repellent. The most effective repellents generally are those that contain the chemical DEET (N,N-diethylmetatoluamide).