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litmus paper

noun

Simple Definition of litmus paper

  • : special paper that is used to test how much acid is in a solution

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of litmus paper

  1. :  unsized paper colored with litmus and used as an indicator

1803

First Known Use of litmus paper

1803


LITMUS PAPER Defined for Kids

litmus paper

noun lit·mus paper \ˈlit-məs-\

Definition of litmus paper for Students

  1. :  paper treated with coloring matter that turns red in the presence of an acid and blue in the presence of a base




Medical Dictionary

litmus paper

noun

Medical Definition of litmus paper

  1. :  paper colored with litmus and used as an acid-base indicator




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