(of a colloid) not lyophilic.
- ‘When a polymer solution droplet is deposited on a lyophobic surface, the contact line is moved back to some degree and subsequently pinned.’
- ‘In lyophobic colloids the particle-solvent interaction is energetically unfavorable and the suspension will sooner or later separate.’
- ‘All of them thought that they were computing the stability of a lyophobic colloid with respect to coagulation.’
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