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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·pul·sion /rɪˈpʌlʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·pul·sion /rɪˈpəlʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·pul·sion n.
 1. The act of repulsing or repelling, or the state of being repulsed or repelled.
 2. A feeling of violent offence or disgust; repugnance.
 3. Physics The power, either inherent or due to some physical action, by which bodies, or the particles of bodies, are made to recede from each other, or to resist each other's nearer approach; as, molecular repulsion; electrical repulsion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the force by which bodies repel one another [syn: repulsive
           force] [ant: attraction]
      2: intense aversion [syn: repugnance, revulsion, horror]
      3: the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful
         defensive stand [syn: standoff]