Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A colorless, oily liquid, C12H17NO, that is used as an insect repellent.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From d.t., abbr. of diethyl toluamide.]

Examples

  • I have heard bug repelent with deet is hard to find in Mexico and my housekeeper always asks me to bring down multi packs of the CFL light bulbs (4 pack at US home depot about $7USD) that cost abut $8 USD each in Mexico ...

    Ok Newbie here but I have studied the websites..

  • I have heard bug repelent with deet is hard to find in Mexico and my housekeeper always asks me to bring down multi packs of the CFL light bulbs (4 pack at US home depot about $7USD) that cost abut $8 USD each in Mexico ...

    Ok Newbie here but I have studied the websites..

  • I have heard bug repelent with deet is hard to find in Mexico and my housekeeper always asks me to bring down multi packs of the CFL light bulbs (4 pack at US home depot about $7USD) that cost abut $8 USD each in Mexico ...

    Ok Newbie here but I have studied the websites..

  • I have heard bug repelent with deet is hard to find in Mexico and my housekeeper always asks me to bring down multi packs of the CFL light bulbs (4 pack at US home depot about $7USD) that cost abut $8 USD each in Mexico ...

    Ok Newbie here but I have studied the websites..

  • Corbel said, "We've found that deet is not simply a behavior-modifying chemical but also inhibits the activity of a key central nervous system enzyme, acetycholinesterase, in both insects and mammals".

    Boing Boing

  • I have heard bug repelent with deet is hard to find in Mexico and my housekeeper always asks me to bring down multi packs of the CFL light bulbs (4 pack at US home depot about $7USD) that cost abut $8 USD each in Mexico ...

    Ok Newbie here but I have studied the websites..

  • I have heard bug repelent with deet is hard to find in Mexico and my housekeeper always asks me to bring down multi packs of the CFL light bulbs (4 pack at US home depot about $7USD) that cost abut $8 USD each in Mexico ...

    Ok Newbie here but I have studied the websites..

  • I have heard bug repelent with deet is hard to find in Mexico and my housekeeper always asks me to bring down multi packs of the CFL light bulbs (4 pack at US home depot about $7USD) that cost abut $8 USD each in Mexico ...

    Ok Newbie here but I have studied the websites..

  • I have heard bug repelent with deet is hard to find in Mexico and my housekeeper always asks me to bring down multi packs of the CFL light bulbs (4 pack at US home depot about $7USD) that cost abut $8 USD each in Mexico ...

    Ok Newbie here but I have studied the websites..

  • Usually 25% deet is plenty to keep them at bay, if you take a trip back into the lagoons along the coast use the 100%.

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