Hydrophobic

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1. In turfgrass culture, a term used to describe soil that tends to repel water, instead of allowing it to pass through the surface into the rootzone; often a symptom of excessive thatch, or improper mixing of soil materials.

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Dew drop on a hydrophobic leaf surface.
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrophobe