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test paper

noun
1.
the paper bearing a student's answers on an examination.
2.
Chemistry. paper impregnated with a reagent, as litmus, that changes color when acted upon by certain substances.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
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British Dictionary definitions for test paper

test paper

noun
1.
(chem) paper impregnated with an indicator for use in chemical tests See also litmus
2.
(Brit, education)
  1. the question sheet of a test
  2. the paper completed by a test candidate
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