litmus paper

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Origin of litmus paper

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Related Words for litmus paper

indicator, reagent

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litmus paper in Medicine

litmus paper

n.
  1. An unsized white paper impregnated with litmus and used as a pH or acid-base indicator.
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