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Hydrargyrum vs. Mercury

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Hydrargyrumnoun

Mercury chemical element

Mercurynoun

A metal.

Hydrargyrumnoun

Quicksilver; mercury.

Mercurynoun

A silvery-colored, toxic, metallic chemical element, liquid at room temperature, with atomic number 80 and symbol Hg.

Hydrargyrumnoun

a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures

Mercurynoun

One of the elemental principles formerly thought to be present in all metals.

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Mercurynoun

(with definite article) Ambient pressure or temperature (from the use of mercury in barometers and thermometers).

‘The mercury there has averaged 37.6°C, 2.3°C above the February norm.’;

Mercurynoun

(obsolete) Liveliness, volatility.

Mercurynoun

Any of several types of plant.

Mercurynoun

An annual plant, annual mercury (Mercurialis annua), formerly grown for its medicinal properties; French mercury, herb mercury.

Mercurynoun

Any plant of any species of the genus and the genus Mercurialis.

Mercurynoun

A similar edible plant (Blitum bonus-henricus), otherwise known as English mercury or novern=1.

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Mercurynoun

The poison oak or poison ivy.

Mercurynoun

A Latin god of commerce and gain; - treated by the poets as identical with the Greek Hermes, messenger of the gods, conductor of souls to the lower world, and god of eloquence.

Mercurynoun

A metallic element mostly obtained by reduction from cinnabar, one of its ores. It is a heavy, opaque, glistening liquid (commonly called quicksilver), and is used in barometers, thermometers, etc. Specific gravity 13.6. Symbol Hg (Hydrargyrum). Atomic weight 199.8. Mercury has a molecule which consists of only one atom. It was named by the alchemists after the god Mercury, and designated by his symbol,

Mercurynoun

One of the planets of the solar system, being the one nearest the sun, from which its mean distance is about 36,000,000 miles. Its period is 88 days, and its diameter 3,000 miles.

Mercurynoun

A carrier of tidings; a newsboy; a messenger; hence, also, a newspaper.

Mercurynoun

Sprightly or mercurial quality; spirit; mutability; fickleness.

‘He was so full of mercury that he could not fix long in any friendship, or to any design.’;

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Mercurynoun

A plant (Mercurialis annua), of the Spurge family, the leaves of which are sometimes used for spinach, in Europe.

Mercuryverb

To wash with a preparation of mercury.

Mercurynoun

a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures

Mercurynoun

(Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

Mercurynoun

the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun

Mercurynoun

temperature measured by a mercury thermometer;

‘the mercury was falling rapidly’;

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