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Dictionary entry overview: What does amphoteric mean?
• AMPHOTERIC (adjective)
The adjective AMPHOTERIC has 1 sense:
1. having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
Familiarity information: AMPHOTERIC used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
acidic (being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7))
alkaline (relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7)
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