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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Ability to resist water; Also: Ability to drive back or thrust away.

Usage examples (37)
  • In this connection, repellency seems of primary importance.
  • Researchers in the USA are trying to determine what is causing the repellency.
  • The screen is pre-treated with Permethrin so it offers some repellency as well.
  • Even with the marigolds and yarrow I scattered for repellency, it was impossible to keep the vermin away. for more
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