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Origin of DDT
Example sentences from the Web for DDT
DDT, PCBs, and others have been shown to cause cancer, nervous system damage, and hormonal changes, according to Rochman.
The disease remains a global scourge despite rapid advances in providing insecticide nets and spraying homes, mostly with DDT.
Three years later, the property was covered in asphalt to prevent the DDT in the soil from being carried by the wind.
She never stopped us when we chased the mosquito man's truck as it blew a cloud of DDT into our smiling faces.
DDT to control insects affecting man and animals in a tropical village.
Although some chickens had DDT tremors the next day, all appeared normal two days later.
DDT, two pounds per 100 gallons of spray solution or a dust of one per cent.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
British Dictionary definitions for DDT
Medical definitions for DDT
Scientific definitions for DDT
Cultural definitions for DDT
A colorless insecticide that kills on contact. It is poisonous to humans and animals when swallowed or absorbed through the skin. DDT is an abbreviation for dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane.