noun Date: 1747 the quality or capacity of repelling

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Repellency — Repellence Re*pel lence ( lens), Repellency Re*pel len*cy ( len s?), n. The principle of repulsion; the quality or capacity of repelling; repulsion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repellency — repellent (also repellant) ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to repel or impervious to a particular thing: water repellent nylon. 2) causing disgust or distaste. ► NOUN 1) a substance that deters insects or other pests. 2) a substance used to treat something… …   English terms dictionary

  • repellency — See repellence. * * * …   Universalium

  • repellency — noun The ability to repel; the characteristic of repelling …   Wiktionary

  • Repellency — Невосприимчивость, отталкивание (свойство) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • repellency — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Extreme hostility and dislike: abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, aversion, detestation, hate, hatred, horror, loathing, repellence, repugnance, repugnancy, repulsion, revulsion. See LOVE …   English dictionary for students

  • repellency — rɪ pelÉ™nsɪ n. quality of being repellent; quality of being resistant; quality of causing disgust or aversion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • repellency — re·pel·len·cy …   English syllables

  • repellency — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-repellency — Self re*pel len*cy, n. The quality or state of being self repelling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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