Hydrophobic



[hahy-druh-foh-bik] /ˌhaɪ drəˈfoʊ bɪk/

adjective
1.
of or relating to .
2.
Chemistry. having little or no affinity for water.
/ˌhaɪdrəˈfəʊbɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to hydrophobia
2.
(chem) tending not to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water: a hydrophobic colloid Compare hydrophilic
adj.

1807, from hydrophobia + -ic.

hydrophobic hy·dro·pho·bic (hī’drə-fō’bĭk, -fŏb’ĭk)
adj.

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