[ am-bi-poh-ler ]
/ ˌæm bɪˈpoʊ lər /
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working in two directions simultaneously.
Physics, Chemistry. pertaining to both positive and negative ions; applied to both positive and negative ions at the same rate.
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British Dictionary definitions for ambipolar
/ (ˌæmbɪˈpəʊlə) /
electronics (of plasmas and semiconductors) involving both positive and negative charge carriers
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