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nesslerize

[ nes-luh-rahyz ]
/ 藞n蓻s l蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb, verb (used with object) ness路ler路ized, ness路ler路iz路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路ler路ise .

Origin of nesslerize

1870鈥75; after Julius Nessler (1827鈥1905), German chemist; see -ize

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