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hydrophobic

 [hi″dro-fo´bik]
1. repelling water; insoluble in water; not readily absorbing water.
2. rabid.

hy·dro·pho·bic

(hī'drō-fōbik'),
1. Relating to or suffering from hydrophobia.
2. Lacking an affinity for water molecules, as opposed to hydrophilic. Synonym(s): apolar (2)
3. Tending not to dissolve in water.
4. Nonpolar.

hydrophobic

(hī′drə-fō′bĭk)
adj.
1. Repelling, tending not to combine with, or incapable of dissolving in water.
2. Of or exhibiting hydrophobia.

hy′dro·pho·bic′i·ty (-bĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

hy·dro·pho·bic

(hī'drō-fō'bik)
1. Relating to or suffering from hydrophobia.
2. Lacking an affinity for water molecules, as opposed to hydrophilic.

hydrophobic

having an aversion for water.

hy·dro·pho·bic

(hī'drō-fō'bik)
1. Relating to or suffering from rabies.
2. Lacking an affinity for water molecules.
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Hermes, C.,J.,L., Sommers, A.,D., Gebhart, C.,W., and Nascimento, V.,S., 2018, A semi-empirical model for predicting the frost accretion on hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces, Int.
Compared with conventional methods, microwave-assisted preparation of hydrophobic modified guar gum can shorten reaction significantly and don't effect the modified guar gum properties (Chen et al.
This was mainly because the hydrophilic and hydrophobic groups of DPA could induce hydrophobic association in solutions, forming dynamic network structures, which enlarged the macromolecular hydrodynamic volume.
Less inflammatory cell deposition occurs on hydrophilic IOLs compared to hydrophobic ones.
Generally, when the water contact angle is less than 90[degrees] the surface is called hydrophilic; when the contact angle is greater than 90[degrees] the surface is hydrophobic. A surface having a water contact angle greater than 150[degrees] is usually classified as ultra hydrophobic, i.e., a water-repellent surface.
The demand for hydrophobic coatings has increased owing to its exceptional properties such as resistant to water, corrosion, and abrasion; stable against bio-fouling, inorganic, and organic pollutants, and ability of self-cleanliness.
[sup][10] Until date, there are mainly four types of IOL materials: Hydrophobic acrylic, hydrophilic acrylic, silicone, and PMMA.
The analytical results obtained from the investigation on dynamics of wetting on ultra-hydrophobic surfaces have been compared with the analytical results obtained from the investigation of the dynamics of wetting on hydrophobic surfaces.
The basis of this effect is hydrophobic surface nanoprojections or nanofibers.
After selecting the sequence [right arrow] Protein [right arrow] Kyte-Doolittle scale mean hydrophobicity profile analysis menus, the window size was set at 56 on the open window, the program was executed using Run Plot, and the hydrophobic peak values were read on the result figure.
Proline is known as a helix breaker in the protein structure and may be the proteolytic enzymes have less access to the hydrophobic sequence for further proteolysis.