OTHER WORDS FROM hydrophobichy·dro·pho·bic·i·ty [hahy-druh-foh-bis-i-tee], /ˌhaɪ drə foʊˈbɪs ɪ ti/, nounnon·hy·dro·pho·bic, adjective
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How to use hydrophobic in a sentence
Capsaicin is hydrophobic—it hates water—but it will hang out with oils, helping it chill out.
The chemist noted that in industrial processes, additives called hydrotropes are used to increase the solubility of hydrophobic molecules.A Newfound Source of Cellular Order in the Chemistry of Life|Viviane Callier|January 7, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Smothering hydrophobic patients is still spoken of in Somerset as so practised.
It is not impossible, since Jenner found the vaccine virus, Pasteur the hydrophobic lymph and now Koch the tubercle lymph.
He detached himself from the tilting control panel and sailed wildly about like a hydrophobic goldfish in a bowl of water.Master of the Moondog|Stanley Mullen
On the contrary, the English nation is remarkable for an almost hydrophobic dislike to it.Every Man his own Doctor|R. T. Claridge
Mr. Kraus was excused in a state of hydrophobic rage and Teed withdrew in all meekness.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes