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Meaning of HYDROPHOBIC

Pronunciation:  `hIdru'fowbik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  abnormally afraid of water
  2. [adj]  (chemistry) lacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water
 

HYDROPHOBIC is a 11 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: afraid(p), aquaphobic
 
 Antonyms: hydrophilic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hy`dro*phob"ic\, a. [L. hydrophobicus, Gr. ?: cf.
F. hydrophobique.]
Of or pertaining to hydrophobia; producing or caused by
rabies; as, hydrophobic symptoms; the hydrophobic poison.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Exhibiting hydrophobia; refers to:
  1. A substance that repels or will not absorb water.
  2. An organism that is harmed by water or a wet environment.
  3. A person that has an irrational fear of water.
  4. An animal suffering from rabies.
 

 

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