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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Vinhas, Polyethylene / amphiprotic blends as alternative for decreasing plastics residues in the environment.
According to the principle, aluminum hydroxide (ATH), a typical amphiprotic compound possessing acidic buffer capability, was proved similar synergism with CPZ to flame-retard EP in our latest research (the work will be reported in our another paper).
Nevertheless, it was found experimentally that the behavior of several lipophilic solutes deviate notoriously from this simple additive rule of solubility, in particular when the solvents used are amphiprotic.