Of or pertaining to hydrophobia; producing or caused by rabies; as, hydrophobic symptoms; the hydrophobic poison.
Hydrofobinen, vettä hylkivä Hydrofob Lacking affinity for water, i.e. water-repellent. Contact angle of water on the material is more than 90 degrees.
Having a strong aversion to water; repelling water.
water-hating, as opposed to hydrophilic, or water-loving. Our DriClime® underwear, for example, is largely hydrophobic, since its mission is to pass sweat away from your skin and then have it evaporate. We avoid hydrophilic yarn because it gets soggy, and thus heavy and cold.