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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions.

Usage examples (37)
  • He said Angola had reached the point when soldiers would be quartered in camps and demobilized, which he called the litmus test for peace.
  • MOLINEAUX: It's like hearing the word litmus test coming up in the next few months.
  • I want to talk about this so-called litmus test that Republicans, conservatives are being asked to take.
  • Frankly, you just don't know what is going to come out of his mouth. nugget from yesterday which Geraldo called his litmus test on voting. for more
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