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inkblot test

[ingk-blot] /ˈɪŋkˌblɒt/
noun
1.
any of various psychological tests in which varied patterns formed by blotted, ink are interpreted by the subject.
Compare Rorschach test.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; ink + blot1
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inkblot test

any of a number of psychological tests in which a person is asked to interpret ambiguous patterns made by inkblots; the best-known of these is the Rorschach test

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