Amphoteric vs Amphibolic - What's the difference?

amphoteric | amphibolic |


As adjectives the difference between amphoteric and amphibolic

is that amphoteric is (chemistry) having the characteristics of both an acid and a base, and capable of reacting as either; amphiprotic while amphibolic is of or pertaining to amphiboly; ambiguous; equivocal.

amphoteric

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Having the characteristics of both an acid and a base, and capable of reacting as either; amphiprotic.
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    amphibolic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to amphiboly; ambiguous; equivocal.
  • Of or resembling the mineral amphibole.
  • (Webster 1913)