Attractant



an agent or substance; lure:
the sex attractant of the cockroach; a synthetic attractant used to bait insect traps.
noun
a substance that attracts, esp a chemical (sex attractant) produced by an insect and attracting insects of the same species See also pheromone

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  • Attracted

    to draw by a physical force causing or tending to cause to approach, adhere, or unite; pull (opposed to ): The gravitational force of the earth attracts smaller bodies to it. to draw by appealing to the emotions or senses, by stimulating interest, or by exciting admiration; allure; invite: to attract attention; to attract admirers […]

  • Attracter

    to draw by a physical force causing or tending to cause to approach, adhere, or unite; pull (opposed to ): The gravitational force of the earth attracts smaller bodies to it. to draw by appealing to the emotions or senses, by stimulating interest, or by exciting admiration; allure; invite: to attract attention; to attract admirers […]



  • Attraction

    the act, power, or property of . quality; magnetic charm; fascination; allurement; enticement: the subtle attraction of her strange personality. a person or thing that draws, , allures, or entices: The main attraction was the after-dinner speaker. a characteristic or quality that provides pleasure; feature: The chief attractions of the evening were the good drinks […]

  • Attraction sphere

    noun another name for astrosphere (sense 2) attraction sphere n. See astrosphere.



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