Definition of Insect repellent

1. Noun. A chemical substance that repels insects.

Exact synonyms: Insect Repellant, Insectifuge
Generic synonyms: Repellant, Repellent



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insect Repellent

inseams
insearch
insearched
insearches
insearching
insecable
insect
insect bite
insect bites and stings
insect control
insect defensins
insect hormones
insect powder
insect proteins
insect repellant
insect repellent (current term)
insect repellents
insect stings
insect viruses
insecta
insectan
insectaria
insectaries
insectarium
insectariums
insectary
insectation
insectations
insectator
insectdom

Literary usage of Insect repellent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(a) Thiamine hydrochloride (vitamin Bl) has been marketed as an ingredient in over-the-counter (OTC) drug products for oral use as an insect repellent (an ..."

2. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"Mosquitoes are usually kept away by the steady winds, but at night and on calm days, you may want to use an insect repellent containing DEET. ..."

3. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, Marguerite Knox, John D Baldeschwieler (1997)
"DEET, first introduced in 1955, continues to be a widely used liquid insect repellent in the United States, and DOD shipped approximately two 2-oz tubes per ..."

4. Health Information for International Travel edited by Rosamond R. Dewart (1999)
"Additionally, travelers should be advised to purchase insect repellent before ... If a reaction to insect repellent is suspected, wash treated skin and seek ..."

5. Panama by Patricia Katzman (2006)
"Under most circumstances, all you need is a good insect repellent. Dengue fever, also carried by mosquitoes, is far less serious. ..."

6. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao by Lynne M. Sullivan (2002)
"Mosquitoes are usually kept away by the steady winds, but at night and on calm days, you may want to use an insect repellent containing DEET. ..."

7. Health Information for International Travel (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Additionally, travelers should be advised to purchase insect repellent before ... If a reaction to insect repellent is suspected, wash treated skin and seek ..."

8. A Manual for Health Officers by Joseph Scott MacNutt (1915)
"The petroleum acts as an insect repellent. Two sets of receptacles should be provided. While one set is being used under the seat, the other set is covered ..."

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