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aerosol a liquid substance, such as an insecticide, disinfectant, deodorant, or paint, sealed in a container under pressure and dispensed as a fine spray. [1/2 definitions]
azobenzene an orange-red, nonsoluble crystalline compound obtained from nitrobenzene, used in organic synthesis, as an insecticide, and in the making of dyes.
chlordane a colorless, toxic liquid hydrocarbon used as an insecticide.
derris any of several leguminous plants of the East Indies, whose roots produce the insecticide rotenone.
dieldrin a highly poisonous, long-lasting insecticide.
dusting powder any fine light powder that prevents sticking or, when containing dried chemicals or scents, is used as an insecticide, medicine, or toiletry.
heptachlor an insoluble waxy solid used as an insecticide.
mirex an insecticide used esp. against the stinging fire ant.
parathion a highly poisonous liquid used as an insecticide.
Paris green a poisonous, bright green powder used in paints, preservatives, and esp. as an insecticide.
phenothiazine a greenish organic compound used to expel intestinal worms in domestic animals, as an insecticide, and in the synthesis of tranquilizers.
potassium cyanide a highly poisonous white powder used as an insecticide and in photography, electroplating, and metallurgy, esp. in extracting silver and gold from ores.
pyrethrum any of various chrysanthemums grown for their colorful flowers and for the preparation of an insecticide and ointment. [2 definitions]
spray1 a liquid preparation made to be applied or dispensed by spraying, such as an insecticide, paint, or cosmetic. [1/8 definitions]