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  1. DEET(ProperNoun)

    An insect repellent (chemical name N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) that can be applied to skin or clothing.

  2. Origin: From d t, the initials of diethyl and toluamide in the name of the chemical.


  1. DEET

    N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide, abbreviated DEET, is a slightly yellow oil. It is the most common active ingredient in insect repellents. It is intended to be applied to the skin or to clothing, and provides protection against mosquito bites, tick bites, flea bites, chiggers, and any other insect that can transmit disease.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. DEET

    A compound used as a topical insect repellent that may cause irritation to eyes and mucous membranes, but not to the skin.

Suggested Resources

  1. DEET

    What does DEET stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the DEET acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deet in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Daniel Pastula:

    It has to be insect repellent that is actually shown to work. Things with DEET or picaridin or IR3535 are the recommended ones, according to the EPA and the CDC, essentially, you don't need to worry about Powassan if you don't get bit by a tick.

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