- n a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
- n a chemical substance that repels animals
- n the power to repel
she knew many repellents to his advances
- s serving or tending to repel
I find his obsequiousness repellent
- s highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
- s incapable of absorbing or mixing with
a water-repellent fabric
- Finnish yachtsmen have discovered that Johnson's ordinary Paste Wax keeps barnacles off boat bottoms, and Buganda tribesmen have found that its Off insect repellent deters the .
- The focus of its research, according to Matt Zimmer, promotions director, was the lightweight, water-repellent fabric and muscle contour compression.
- It's bad enough when a movie offers up atrocity scenes that would make the Nanking soldiers seem like Hannah Montana; it's repellent when the movie dresses up the sadism in a moral .
News & Articles
- Joshua Estrin: Glamping: The New Face of Roughing It
If you yearn for falling asleep to the sound of crickets underneath a ceiling of stars, if you find the smell of unnamed bug repellent strangely intoxicating, if a bathing suit is not a priority and WiFi is not a necessity, Glamping -- one of the newer terms in an ever-growing lexicon -- is not for you.
June 13, 2013 - The Huffington Post
- Mariner Biomedical is Providing Insect Repellent to The US Open Golf Tournament Held June 13-16, 2013 in Ardmore, PA
Mariner Biomedical is providing 2,000 towelettes packaged in individual pouches containing Deter Insect Repellent®, a scientifically proven natural insect repellent, to participants of the 2013 US Open Golf Tournament. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/usopen/marinerbiomedical/prweb10824101.htm
June 12, 2013 - PRWeb
- Europlasma Launches PFOA- and PFOS-Free Nanocoatings for Techincal Textiles Under Brand Name "Nanofics 110"
OUDENAARDE, Belgium, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Addition to the "Nanofics 120" coatings widely used to make consumer electronics and technical textiles water and oil repellent . Demonstration ...
June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Travis Hafner in Seattle Post Intelligencer
It was annoying up there,Hafner said. "So guys were using bug repellent and trying to put it on their helmet, on their back, on their chest and stuff to kind of try and keep them away. But every now and then one would get in your eye, you...