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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

an acid or base

Usage examples (9)
  • Other words for stabilizer are: amphoteric, neutral or intermediate oxide.
  • Turns out the official Wikipedia answer is that it is an amphoteric compound reacting with both acids and bases and aqueous solutions are mildly alkaline.
  • Baking soda is an amphoteric, which basically means that it's a neutralizer because it reacts with both acids and bases.
  • Surfactants, the active ingredients in wetter-spreader adjuvant, are further categorized as non-ionic, cationic, anionic, or amphoteric surfactants. for more
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