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English translation: Hydrophobic

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Swedish term or phrase:hydrofobt
English translation:Hydrophobic
Entered by: Charlesp
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12:16 Feb 8, 2007
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Instruments /
Swedish term or phrase: hydrofobt
Perhaps water-proof, or watertight?

(Den består av ett hydrofobt partikelfilter, dvs ett membran, ...)
Charlesp
Sweden
Local time: 19:45
Hydrophobic
Explanation:
Hydrophobic: A molecule that dissolves very poorly in water.
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gperdin
Local time: 19:45
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Hydrophobic


Explanation:
Hydrophobic: A molecule that dissolves very poorly in water.

gperdin
Local time: 19:45
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Markus Grauer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrophobic
3 mins
  -> Thanks.

agree  Folke Nettelblad
25 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  Gorel Bylund: Yes, the opposite is hydrophilic.
50 mins
  -> Yes, a good connection in the context, thanks.

agree  Kent Andersson
8 hrs
  -> Tack!
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