Definition of Lacmus

1. n. See Litmus.



Definition of Lacmus

1. Noun. Litmus. ¹

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Definition of Lacmus

1. litmus [n -ES] - See also: litmus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacmus

lackeyed
lackeying
lackeys
lacking
lacking(p)
lackland
lacklands
lackluster
lacklusterly
lacklusterness
lacklusters
lacklustre
lacklustrely
lacklustreness
lacks
lacmus (current term)
lacmuses
laconian
laconic
laconical
laconically
laconicism
laconicisms
laconicum
laconism
laconisms
laconize
laconized
laconizes
laconizing

Literary usage of Lacmus

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1. A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins by Johann Beckmann (1846)
"It was for a long time believed that the Dutch prepared. their lacmus from those ... It is however not improbable that they at first made lacmus of them, ..."

2. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1801)
"It was for a long time believed, that the Dutch prepared their lacmus ... that is in lacmus ; and for this curious infor- mation we »re indebted to Ferber. ..."

3. A History of Inventions and Discoveries by Johann Beckmann (1817)
"It is, however, not improbable that they at first made lacmus of them, as their dye approaches very near to that of argol. ..."

4. Dictionarium Polygraphicum: Or, The Whole Body of Arts Regularly Digested ...by John] [Barrow by John] [Barrow (1735)
"lacmus or LITMUS BLUE. This is a beautiful blue r.nd will run in a pen as free ... It is made of lacmus, or as fome call it Litmus, which may be had at the ..."

5. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Some of the mountains are rugged and stony ; in others the soil is found to be rich and fertile. See ALLEGANY. BLUE, lacmus or LITMUS. ..."

6. The Art of Manufacturing Soaps, Including the Most Recent Discoveries by Philip Kurten (1854)
"The liquid is still to be poured out, and proved from time to time till the effervescence ceases, and the blue lacmus paper becomes light red. ..."

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