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litmus test

1.(Chem.) A test to determine acidity or alkalinity, using litmus as an inddicator.
2.(Politics) A test for a single factor, which has only two outcomes, positive or negative;
Noun1.litmus testlitmus test - a coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions; used as a very rough acid-base indicator
Synonyms: litmus
2.litmus test - a test that relies on a single indicator; "her litmus test for good breeding is whether you split infinitives"
acid-base indicator, litmus, litmus paper
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-- litmus test --
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