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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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However, the average pore size depends on the hydrophobicity of the particles.
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These micro and nanostructures leads to surface roughness and responsible for hydrophobicity on surface.
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