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nesslerize

or (especially British) nesslerise

[nes-luh-rahyz] /ˈnɛs ləˌraɪz/
verb, nesslerized, nesslerizing. verb (used with object)
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) to test (water, liquid solutions, etc.) for ammonia by means of Nessler's reagent.
Origin of nesslerize
1870-1875
1870-75; after Julius Nessler (1827-1905), German chemist; see -ize
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