amphiprotic


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amphiprotic

(ˌæmfɪˈprəʊtɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) another word for amphoteric
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Adj.1.amphiprotic - having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as eitheramphiprotic - having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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In our work, water is an amphiprotic solvent, where most inorganic salts are readily dissolved.