Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To treat or test (a liquid) with a solution of mercuric iodide in potassium iodide and potassium hydroxide, which is called Nessler's solution or Nessler's test, and is used to detect the presence of ammonia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To treat or test, as a liquid, with a solution of mercuric iodide in potassium iodide and potassium hydroxide, which is called Nessler's solution or Nessler's test, and is used to detect the presence of ammonia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To treat with Nessler's reagent; determine (ammonia) with the help of Nessler's reagent.

Etymologies

Nessler +‎ -ize, after the name of a chemist. (Wiktionary)

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