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English Dictionary: hydrophobic by the DICT Development Group
2 results for hydrophobic
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. lacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water
    Antonym(s): hydrophilic
  2. abnormally afraid of water
    Synonym(s): hydrophobic, aquaphobic
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hydrophobic \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.
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