Definitions for hydrophobicˌhaɪ drəˈfoʊ bɪk

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  1. hydrophobic(adj)

    lacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water

  2. hydrophobic, aquaphobic(adj)

    abnormally afraid of water

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  1. hydrophobic(Adjective)

    Lacking an affinity for water; unable to absorb, or be wetted by water.

  2. hydrophobic(Adjective)

    Of, or having hydrophobia (rabies).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hydrophobic(adj)

    of or pertaining to hydrophobia; producing or caused by rabies; as, hydrophobic symptoms; the hydrophobic poison

  2. Origin: [L. hydrophobicus, Gr. : cf. F. hydrophobique.]

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