Definition of Repellency

1. Noun. The ability to repel; the characteristic of repelling. ¹



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Definition of Repellency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repellency

repeddled
repeddling
repeg
repegged
repegging
repegs
repel
repellant
repellant guiding molecule
repellantly
repellants
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repellence
repellences
repellencies
repellency (current term)
repellent
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repellents
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repellers
repelling
repellingly
repellor
repels
repent
repentance
repentances
repentant
repentantly

Literary usage of Repellency

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1. Organic Matter and Rice by Stephen Banta, Corazon V. Mendoza, International Rice Research Institute (1984)
"Water repellency of dry soil HYDROPHOBICITY OF SOIL Although the superficial ... Their water repellency depends mainly upon soil organic matter coating the ..."

2. Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin, William Duane (1834)
"Water being dissolved in, and adhering to air, that air will not readily take up oil, because of the mutual repellency between water and oil. ..."

3. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"It then approaches D, and, to move it out of the way, must act on it with a force sufficient to overcome its repellency with the two next lower particles, ..."

4. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1905)
"It then approaches D, and, to move it out of the way, must act on it with a Force sufficient to overcome its repellency with the two next lower Particles, ..."

5. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1818)
"It then approaches D, and to move it out of the way must act on it with a force sufficient to overcome its repellency with the two next lower particles by ..."

6. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks (1840)
"... or meets with, sufficient to overcome, in some degree, their mutual repellency, and push them nearer to each other. A Thus, supposing the particles JI, ..."

7. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin (1882)
"The particles of the electric fluid have a mutual repellency, but by the power of attraction in the glass they are condensed or forced nearer to each other. ..."

8. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin (1882)
"It then approaches D, and, to move it out of the way, must act on it with a force sufficient to overcome its repellency with the two next lower particles, ..."

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