ambipolar

[ am-bi-poh-ler ]
/ ˌæm bɪˈpoʊ lər /

adjective

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.

Nearby words

  1. ambiguous nucleus,
  2. ambiguously,
  3. ambilateral,
  4. ambilevous,
  5. ambiophony,
  6. ambisextrous,
  7. ambisexual,
  8. ambisinister,
  9. ambisonics,
  10. ambisyllabic

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British Dictionary definitions for ambipolar

ambipolar

/ (ˌæmbɪˈpəʊlə) /

adjective

electronics (of plasmas and semiconductors) involving both positive and negative charge carriers
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