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