litmus paper

noun

Definition of litmus paper

: unsized paper colored with litmus and used as an indicator

First Known Use of litmus paper

1803


LITMUS PAPER Defined for English Language Learners

litmus paper

noun

Definition of litmus paper for English Language Learners

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


LITMUS PAPER Defined for Kids

litmus paper

noun lit·mus paper \ ˈlit-məs- \

Definition of litmus paper for Students

: 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

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


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