1. litmus

noun. ['ˈlɪtməs'] a coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions; used as a very rough acid-base indicator.


  • litmus paper
  • litmus test

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Rhymes with Litmus

  • animus
  • artemus
  • bemis
  • brademas
  • cadmus
  • christmas
  • christmas'
  • clackamas
  • deltadromeus
  • demas
  • demus
  • dermis
  • dethomas
  • domas
  • epidermis
  • erasmus
  • grimace
  • heironimus
  • hippopotamus
  • humus

Sentences with litmus

1. Adjective
Wipe a piece of litmus paper on the side of the tank.

2. Verb, base form
A solution applied to litmus paper will either keep the litmus the same color or change it.

3. Noun, singular or mass
You can also get a simple litmus strip test that only tells you the pH level.