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Ironically, light-moderate rain won’t penetrate a deep mulch volcano, and worse, fungal mycelium decomposing the mulch can create hydrophobic mats that repel water.
This PFC-Free eco-friendly treatment is applied in a patented process to create a super hydrophobic finish that never washes or wears off.
Jackets have become surprisingly high-tech, using everything from hydrophobic polyester to next-gen synthetic down—but few jackets weave in actual tech used to fight the elements on other planets.
Some types of shower doors are available with a hydrophobic coating, a protector that repels water from the glass surface, preventing deposits from clinging to the smooth surface.
Kids were told the term for the sand is hydrophobic sand.
My favorite piece was a white table coated in a hydrophobic substance on which Troemel poured a bottle of green Gatorade and a bottle of yellow Gatorade.
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medical Definition of hydrophobic
- a hydrophobic lens
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