hydrophobic

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hydrophobia +‎ -ic

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hydrophobic (not comparable)

  1. Of, or having hydrophobia (rabies).
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Etymology 2[edit]

hydrophobe +‎ -ic

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hydrophobic (comparative more hydrophobic, superlative most hydrophobic)

  1. (physics, chemistry) Lacking an affinity for water; unable to absorb, or be wetted by water.
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