hydrophilic

tending to absorb water.

Hydrophilic

Describes the molecule or group of atoms having, usually because of hydrogen bonding, a strong affinity for water i.e. water attracting.

Hydrophilic

Water friendly. Does not hold water in leather or any of the materials used in the shoe. Allows water to escape and the shoe to dry quickly.
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hydrophilic

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′drō-fil′ik Definitions: 1. Denoting the property of attracting or associating with water molecules, possessed by polar radicals or ions, as opposed to hydrophobic (2). 2. Tending to dissolve in water. 3. Polar. Synonyms: hydrophilous
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hydrophilic

water loving. Hydrophilic compounds dissolve easily in water, and are usually polar.
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Hydrophilic

From the greek words for water (something like hydro) and love (something like philos). A hydrophilic compound is one that 'loves' water and easily dissolves in it. Having lots of potential for hydrogen bonding or having a charge will make a compound hydrophilic. Most inorganic salts and some organic molecules including ethanol and diethyl ether ar...
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Hydrophilic

Having a strong affinity for water.
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hydrophilic

[adj] - (chemistry) having a strong affinity for water
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Hydrophilic

Describing a substance that ‘likes` water, i.e., it does not repel water, but will absorb it.
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Hydrophilic

A polar molecule or group that can form strong hydrogen bonds with water. See also: Hydrogen, Water.
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hydrophilic

Water loving. The capacity of a molecular entity or of a substituent to interact with polar solvents, in particular with water, or with other polar groups.
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hydrophilic

hydrophilicity; hydrophilic group. A polar molecule or group that can form strong hydrogen bonds with water.
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hydrophilic

Hydrophilic is having a strong tendency to bind or absorb water, which results in swelling and formation of reversible gels. This property is characteristic of carbohydrate.
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hydrophilic

Having an affinity for water. Contrast with hydrophobic.
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hydrophilic

<chemistry> Readily absorbing moisture, hygroscopic, having strongly polar groups that readily interact with water. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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hydrophilic

adjective having a strong affinity for water; tending to dissolve in, mix with, or be wetted by water
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hydrophilic

(hi″dro-fil´ik) readily absorbing moisture; hygroscopic; having strongly polar groups that readily interact with water.
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hydrophilic

readily absorbing moisture; hygroscopic; having strongly polar groups that readily interact with water.
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hydrophilic

hydrophilic In chemistry, having an affinity for, attracting, adsorbing, or absorbing water.
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Hydrophilic

An affinity for water.
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hydrophilic

Having an affinity for water. Contrast with hydrophobic
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hydrophilic

Used to describe the wicking characteristics of fabrics.
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Hydrophilic

Compounds with an affinity for water.
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hydrophilic

Having an affinity for water.
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HYDROPHILIC

Having the property of attracting or absorbing water molecules.
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