water-wettable

water-wettable

[′wȯd·ər ′wed·ə·bəl]
(chemistry)
Denoting the capability of a material to accept water, or of being hydrophilic or hydrophoric.
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Briefly 3-mL cartridge columns packed with 60 mg of hydrophilic- lipophilic water-wettable reversed-phase sorbent (HLB cartridge) were activated and conditioned using CH2Cl2 acetonitrile and millipore water respectively (6 mL each).
The filter contains a water-wettable, modified PVDF microporous membrane that provides robust, efficient virus removal by size exclusion from protein-containing fluids.
Wet N' Set Magic Nuudles are multi-colored, extrusion-foamed corn starch building blocks that capitalize on the lightweight, non-toxic, water-wettable adhesive properties of the material.
At that rate, 10,000 4-oz bottles/hr can be treated to a water-wettable surface-energy level of 70 dynes/|cm.