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deetor DEET (dēt)
A colorless, oily liquid, C12H17NO, that is used as an insect repellent.
[From d.t., abbr. of diethyl toluamide.]
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n acronym for
(Chemistry) diethyl(meta)toluamide; an insect repellent
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DEETn (repellent) DEET m
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