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Litmus test   /lˈɪtməs tɛst/   Listen
Litmus test

noun
1.
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.  Synonym: litmus.
2.
A test that relies on a single indicator.






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