Ness"ler*ize (?), v. t. [From Nessler, the chemist.] Chem.

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.


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