Definition of litmus test noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    litmus test

    BrE BrE//ˈlɪtməs test//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪtməs test//
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  1. 1(especially North American English) = acid test The outcome will be seen as a litmus test of government concern for conservation issues.
  2. 2a test using litmus
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