Litmus-test



noun
1.
Chemistry. the use of litmus paper or solution to test the acidity or alkalinity of a solution.
2.
a crucial and revealing test in which there is one decisive factor.
noun
1.
a test to establish the acidity or alkalinity of a mixture
2.
a critical indication of future success or failure

litmus test n.
A test for chemical acidity or basicity using litmus paper.

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