Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is suffering from hydrophobia.

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  • noun chemistry A hydrophobic compound or material

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  • In chemistry, hydrophobicity (from the combining form of water in Attic Greek hydro - and for fear phobos) refers to the physical property of a molecule (known as a hydrophobe) that is repelled from a mass of water.

    Next Big Future

  • In chemistry, hydrophobicity (from the combining form of water in Attic Greek hydro - and for fear phobos) refers to the physical property of a molecule (known as a hydrophobe) that is repelled from a mass of water.

    Next Big Future

  • “This is usually buggier than a pay-by-the hour motel, slower than a 90 year old driver, and more unstable than a hydrophobe at a waterpark.”

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  • That he was hydrophobe, hating partial contact by immersion or total by submersion in cold water, (his last bath having taken place in the month of October of the preceding year), disliking the aqueous substances of glass and crystal, distrusting aquacities of thought and language.

    Ulysses

  • That he was hydrophobe, hating partial contact by immersion or total by submersion in cold water, (his last bath having taken place in the month of October of the preceding year), disliking the aqueous substances of glass and crystal, distrusting aquacities of thought and language.

    Ulysses

  • The trouble about maintaining a dog is that he may go on for years in a quiet, gentlemanly way, winning the regard of all who know him, and then all of a sudden he may hydrophobe in the most violent manner.

    Remarks

  • A hydrophobe binding site on the surface of some protein kinases of the AGC-family was identified by analyzing their crystal structure.

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  • They tell the story (an amalgam as absorbing as calzium chloereydes and hydrophobe sponges could make it) how one happygogusty Ides-of-April morning (the anniversary, as it fell out, of his first assumption of his mirthday suit and rights in appurtenance to the confusioning of human races) ages and ages after the alleged misdemeanour when the tried friend of all creation, tigerwood roadstaff to his stay, was billowing across the wide expanse of our greatest park in his caoutchouc kepi and great belt and hideinsacks and his blaufunx fustian and ironsides jackboots and Bhagafat gaiters and his rubberised inverness, he met a cad with a pipe.

    Finnegans Wake

  • X [T / S] XϕCOOH) and class 2 (X ϕXϕCOOH), where X is any residue and ϕ is a hydrophobe [

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

  • X [T / S] XϕCOOH) and class 2 (X ϕXϕCOOH), where X is any residue and ϕ is a hydrophobe [

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