[ nes-luh-rahyz ]
/ ˈnɛs ləˌraɪz /
verb, ness·ler·ized, ness·ler·iz·ing. verb (used with object)
(sometimes initial capital letter) to test (water, liquid solutions, etc.) for ammonia by means of Nessler's reagent.
Words nearby nesslerize
Also especially British, ness·ler·ise.
Origin of nesslerize
1870–75; after Julius Nessler (1827–1905), German chemist; see -ize
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