What is another word for repellant?

96 synonyms found


[ ɹɪpˈɛlənt], [ ɹɪpˈɛlənt], [ ɹ_ɪ_p_ˈɛ_l_ə_n_t]

How to use "Repellant" in context?

1. A repellant is a substance that discourages or destroys insects, rodents, or other small animals that might be harmful or pests.

2. Types of repellants include physical barriers, such as spikes or hedges; volatiles, such as essential oils; sound or vibration; and electric fields.

3. Some repellants are effective only against certain kinds of pests, while others are effective against a variety of pests.

4. Repellants are often used in agriculture, veterinary medicine, and home gardening to prevent or control pests.

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