Nesslerize
Nesslerize 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • nesslerize — (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) perform nesslerization (method for checking for the presence of ammonia in a solution); test for the presence of ammonia in a solution in water or in liquid solutions (also nesslerise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nesslerize — /nes leuh ruyz /, v., nesslerized, nesslerizing. v.t. (sometimes cap.) to test (water, liquid solutions, etc.) for ammonia by means of Nessler s reagent. Also, esp. Brit., nesslerise. [1870 75; after Julius Nessler (1827 1905), German chemist;… …   Universalium

  • nesslerize — To treat with Nessler reagent; used in the determination of urea nitrogen in the blood and in the urine. * * * ness·ler·ize also Brit ness·ler·ise nes lə .rīz vt, ized also Brit ised; …   Medical dictionary

  • nesslerize — ness·ler·ize …   English syllables

  • nesslerize — ˈnesləˌrīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: sometimes capitalized Etymology: Julius Nessler died 1905 German agricultural chemist + English ize : to treat or test with Nessler s reagent …   Useful english dictionary

  • nesslerized — nesslerize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) perform nesslerization (method for checking for the presence of ammonia in a solution); test for the presence of ammonia in a solution in water or in liquid solutions (also nesslerise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nesslerizes — nesslerize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) perform nesslerization (method for checking for the presence of ammonia in a solution); test for the presence of ammonia in a solution in water or in liquid solutions (also nesslerise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nesslerizing — nesslerize (Amer.) v. (Chemistry) perform nesslerization (method for checking for the presence of ammonia in a solution); test for the presence of ammonia in a solution in water or in liquid solutions (also nesslerise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chemical solution — Solution So*lu tion (s[ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [OE. solucion, OF. solucion, F. solution, fr. L. solutio, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. See {Solve}.] 1. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fehling's solution — Solution So*lu tion (s[ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [OE. solucion, OF. solucion, F. solution, fr. L. solutio, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. See {Solve}.] 1. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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