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amphichroic

[ am-fi-kroh-ik ]
/ ˌæm fɪˈkroʊ ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

giving either of two colors, one with acids and one with alkalis.

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Also am·phi·chro·mat·ic [am-fi-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh-]. /ˌæm fɪ kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə-/.

Origin of amphichroic

First recorded in 1875–80; amphi- + -chroic
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British Dictionary definitions for amphichroic

amphichroic

amphichromatic (ˌæmfɪkrəʊˈmætɪk)

/ (ˌæmfɪˈkrəʊɪk) /

adjective

producing two colours, one on reacting with an acid, the other on reacting with a base
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