Translation of hydrophobic in Spanish:

hydrophobic

hidrófobo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌhaɪdrəˈfoʊbɪk//hʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈfəʊbɪk/

adjective

  • 1

    Chemistry
    hidrófobo
    hidrofóbico
    • Emulsions are typically made up of a hydrophilic, aqueous portion and a hydrophobic, oil portion.
    • The polyurethane foam does not hold moisture and is hydrophobic (water repelling).
    • The negative values refer to inverse relationships between hydrophobic and hydrophilic residues.
    • With this kind of dual nature, the hydrophilic part will face the water and the hydrophobic part will exclude water.
    • This part of the molecule is called hydrophobic, meaning water-hating.
  • 2

    • 2.1Psychology

      hidrófobo

    • 2.2archaic (rabid)

      hidrófobo
      rabioso