- a. producing two colours.♦ amphichrome, n. such a plant.♦ amphichrom, n.
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Amphichroic — Am phi*chro ic, a. [Gr. amfi + ? color.] (Chem.) Exhibiting or producing two colors, as substances which in the color test may change red litmus to blue and blue litmus to red. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
amphichroic — [am΄fi krō′ik] adj. [< AMPHI + Gr chroma, color (see CHROME) + IC] Chem. exhibiting either of two colors under varying conditions, as litmus … English World dictionary
amphichroic — /am fi kroh ik/, adj. Chem. giving either of two colors, one with acids and one with alkalis. Also, amphichromatic /am fi kroh mat ik, kreuh /. [1875 80; AMPHI + CHROIC] * * * … Universalium
amphichroic — SYN: amphichromatic. * * * am·phi·chro·ic (am″fĭ kroґik) [amphi + Gr. chrōma color] exhibiting two colors; affecting both red and blue litmus … Medical dictionary
amphichroic — /am fi kroh ik/, adj. Chem. giving either of two colors, one with acids and one with alkalis. Also, amphichromatic /am fi kroh mat ik, kreuh /. [1875 80; AMPHI + CHROIC] … Useful english dictionary
amphichromatic — Having the property of exhibiting either of two colors; e.g., litmus, an a. pigment that is red in acids and blue in alkalis. SYN: amphichroic. [amphi + G. chroma, color] * * * am·phi·chro·mat·ic (am″fĭ kro matґik) amphichroic … Medical dictionary
am|phi|chro|mat|ic — «AM fuh kroh MAT ihk», adjective. = amphichroic. (Cf. ↑amphichroic) … Useful english dictionary
Amphichromatic — (or amphichroic) substances give one colour on reaction with an acid and another colour on reaction with a base. All acid base indicators are amphichromatic in nature.References*Penguin Science Dictionary 1994, Penguin Books … Wikipedia
am|phi|chro|ic — «AM fuh KROH ihk», adjective. reacting to an acid or an alkali by change of color, as litmus paper. Amphichroic substances are valuable for chemical tests. ╂[< amphi + Greek chroiá color + English ic] … Useful english dictionary