Definitions for hydrophobicˌhaɪ drəˈfoʊ bɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hy•dro•pho•bicˌhaɪ drəˈfoʊ bɪk(adj.)
pertaining to or affected with hydrophobia.
lacking affinity for water; tending to repel or not to absorb water.
Origin of hydrophobic:
hy`dro•pho•bic′i•ty-ˈbɪs ɪ ti(n.)
lacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water
abnormally afraid of water
Lacking an affinity for water; unable to absorb, or be wetted by water.
Of, or having hydrophobia (rabies).
of or pertaining to hydrophobia; producing or caused by rabies; as, hydrophobic symptoms; the hydrophobic poison
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