insect repellent

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Noun1.insect repellent - a chemical substance that repels insectsinsect repellent - a chemical substance that repels insects
repellant, repellent - a chemical substance that repels animals
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Translations
طَارِدُ لِلحَشَرَاتِطارِد للحَشَرات
repelent
insektbekæmpelsesmiddelinsektmiddel
hyönteiskarkote
sredstvo protiv kukaca
rovarriasztó
虫よけ
구충제
odpudzujúci prostriedokrepelent
insektsmedel
ยากันแมลง
böcek ilacıböcek kovan ilâç
thuốc diệt côn trùng

insect repellent

ninsettifugo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

insect

(ˈinsekt) noun
any of many kinds of small six-legged creatures with wings and a body divided into sections. We were bothered by flies, wasps and other insects.
insecticide (inˈsektisaid) noun
a substance (usually in powder or liquid form) for killing insects.
ˌinsecˈtivorous (-ˈtivərəs) adjective
(of plants or animals) feeding (mainly) on insects.
ˈinsect repellent noun
a chemical preparation that repels insects.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

insect repellent

طَارِدُ لِلحَشَرَاتِ repelent insektmiddel Insektenschutzmittel εντομοαπωθητικό repelente de insectos hyönteiskarkote insectifuge sredstvo protiv kukaca insettifugo 虫よけ 구충제 insectwerend middel insektmiddel środek odstręczający owady repelente de insetos средство от насекомых insektsmedel ยากันแมลง böcek ilacı thuốc diệt côn trùng 驱虫剂
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in periodicals archive ?
Insect repellents are divided into two primary chemical classes: natural and synthetic.
Most insect repellents use DEET, a synthetic chemical, as an active ingredient.
ACCORDING to new Home & Garden Pesticides study from The Freedonia Group, demand for household insect repellents is forecast to grow 3.8% per year to $410 million in 2022, due to consumer concerns about such insect-borne diseases as ehrlichiosis, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tick paralysis, West Nile and Zika.
Currently, Wisconsin offers the first available 100% Deet BOV as well as the first Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus insect repellent product in a continuous spray under their Coleman Insect Repellents brand (www.ColemanRepellents.com).
Wisconsin Pharmacal currently offers the first available 100% Deet BOV as well as the first Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus insect repellent product available in a continuous spray, under their Coleman Insect Repellents brand.
BOSTON -- Insect repellents containing DEET or picaridin are safe when used properly, and are important for bite protection in children, according to Mercedes E.
* apply insect repellents only to exposed skin or clothing
According to the Transportation Security Administration's website, aerosol insect repellents in checked luggage are included in the limit for medicinal and toiletry articles, which may not total more than 70 ounces or 68 fluid ounces.
Neem oil, which can be safely used on children, is found is many herbal insect repellents.
The first of three parts discusses scientific aspects of insect repellents: terminology, biochemistry and neurophysiology, behavioral analysis, sources of inspiration in computational modeling and green chemistry, and evaluation of repellent efficacy in reducing disease.
Both the EPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga., are urging the public to use insect repellents and take other precautions to avoid biting insects that carry serious diseases.