HyperDic: hydrophilic

English > 1 sense of the word hydrophilic:
ADJECTIVEallhydrophilichaving a strong affinity for water
hydrophilic > pronunciation
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English > hydrophilic: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a strong affinity for water; tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water.
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Narrowerdeliquescent(especially of certain salts) becoming liquid / liquid by absorbing moisture from the air
Oppositehydrophobiclacking affinity for water
Spanishhidrofílico, hidrófilo

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