Insecticide

This descriptor is applied to any chemical used to kill insects. See pesticide.

Insecticide

A substance that is used to kill garden insect pests. top

Insecticide

The term 'insecticide' includes all preparations intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any member of the class Insecta or allied classes in the phylum Arthropoda.

insecticide

see 'pesticide'
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Insecticide

A synthetic or organic chemical used to kill or repel insects. Please use as directed on the label.
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Insecticide

A pesticide compound specifically used to kill or prevent the growth of insects.
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insecticide

[n] - a chemical used to kill insects
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Insecticide

A pesticide used to control unwanted insects either in a growing crop or in grain stores and mills.
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insecticide

Substance intended to kill insects.
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Insecticide

Kills insects.
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Insecticide

Insecticide: A chemical used specifically to kill or control the growth of insects. Certain insecticides have been banned because of their adverse effects on animals or humans. Dursban (chlorpyrifos) is one that has been banned. Dursban causes weakness, vomiting, diarrhea and other ill effects in children. Dursban was in hundreds of products includ...
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Insecticide

In·sec'ti·cide noun [ Insect + Latin caedere to kill.] An agent or preparation for destroying insects; an insect powder. -- In*sec'ti*ci`dal adjective
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insecticide

<pharmacology> A chemical used to kill insects. Insecticides are a type of pesticide. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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insecticide

(in-sek´tĭ-sīd) an agent that kills insects. adj., insectici´dal., adj.
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Insecticide

• (n.) An agent or preparation for destroying insects; an insect powder.
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insecticide

any toxic substance that is used to kill insects. Such substances are used primarily to control pests that infest cultivated plants or to eliminate ... [11 related articles]
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insecticide

insecticide, insecticides 1. One who or that which kills insects, an insect-killer; specifically, a preparation used for destroying insects. 2. The killing of insects. An insecticide is a pesticide used to kill insects in all developmental forms. They include ovicides and larvicides used against the eggs and larvae of insects. Insecticides are wid...
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Insecticide

[video game] The game was the brainchild of Mike Levine and Larry Ahern, two former and longtime employees of LucasArts best known for their contributions to that company`s library of classic graphic adventure titles. They are among many LucasArts adventure alumni, including artists, designers, sound engineers and composers, that comprise t...
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Insecticide

Insecticides are used to kill insects.
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insecticide

a pesticide used to control insects in all developmental forms.
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insecticide

Type: Term Pronunciation: in-sek′ti-sīd Definitions: 1. An agent that kills insects.
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insecticide

Any chemical pesticide used to kill insects. Among the most effective insecticides are synthetic organic chemicals such as DDT and dieldrin, which are chlorinated hydrocarbons. These chemicals, however, have proved persistent in the environment and are also poisonous to all animal life, including hum...
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Insecticide

An insecticide is a substance used to kill insects. They include ovicides and larvicides used against insect eggs and larvae, respectively. Insecticides are used in agriculture, medicine, industry and by consumers. Insecticides are claimed to be a major factor behind the increase in agricultural 20th century`s productivity. Nearly all insecticide....
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insecticide

a pesticide used to control insects in all developmental forms.
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insecticide

a chemical used to kill insects
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