Hydrophobic

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Hydrophobic

Describing any substance that repels water. This is important in the petroleum industry.
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The clinical picture includes a prodromal stage followed by severe neurological manifestations in the form of undue salivation, aerophobia and hydrophobia (furious rabies) or paralysis (dumb rabies).
24 (48%) of 50 boys and 20 (50%) of 40 girls knew that symptoms of rabies is hydrophobia and aerophobia.
Gauhar Khan, who has entered the show to get rid of hydrophobia, has emerged as one of the most daring contestants and is once again entertaining the audience with her antics and drama, just as she did in Bigg Boss .
The Animal Health and Surveillance Commission was put under the leadership of the veterinary surgeon of Sarykaya to take further measures against hydrophobia [rabies].
What follows is the most terrifying symptom of rabies, a condition known as hydrophobia.
It was full of its third anniversary and of the horrible agonies of a man in USA who died slowly of hydrophobia.
Which acute disease is also known as hydrophobia because of the fear of water which it often induces?
Sustain release from matrix system comprising hydrophobia and hydrophilic (gel-forming) parts.
In Ulysses the sea is the Mother (the "great sweet mother" and Stephen's Catholic mother); the Mother is Ireland; and the son, suffering from hydrophobia, rejects in no uncertain terms the powerful influence of his family, his nation, and the Catholic Church.
Man is liable to receive from the lower animals, and to communicate to them, certain diseases, as hydrophobia, variola, the glanders, syphilis, cholera, herpes, &c.
Upon admission, the patient exhibited severe aerophobia and hydrophobia, became combative and agitated, and was intubated for airway protection.
Graphene--a monolayer of sp2 bonded carbon atoms in a honeycomb lattice--is of considerable interest because of its high current density, ballistic transport, chemical inertness, high thermal conductivity, optical transmittance, and super hydrophobia at the nanometer scale.