mercury


Definition: Meaning of, mercury in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈməːkjəri /

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  1. a heavy silver-white poisonous metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures, and is used in THERMOMETER s . It is a chemical ELEMENT : symbol Hg
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Mercury


Definition: Meaning of, Mercury in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈməːkjʊri /

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  1. the PLANET that is nearest the sun
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Mercury used in phrases

  • Mercury program (noun)
    1. a program of rocket-powered flights undertaken by US between 1961 and 1963 with the goal of putting a man in orbit around the earth
  • Mercury program, the
    1. (1961-63) a US government space programme designed to put human beings in ORBIT around the Earth. In its first successful flight, John GLENN made three ORBITs of the Earth in 1962.
  • bichloride of mercury (noun)
    1. a white poisonous soluble crystalline sublimate of mercury; used as a pesticide, antiseptic or wood preservative
  • dog mercury (noun)
    1. european perennial weedy plant with greenish flowers
  • dog's mercury (noun)
    1. european perennial weedy plant with greenish flowers
  • fulminate of mercury (noun)
    1. a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps
  • fulminating mercury (noun)
    1. a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps
  • herb mercury (noun)
    1. eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic
  • herbs mercury (noun)
    1. eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic
  • mercury barometer (noun)
    1. barometer that shows pressure by the height of a column of mercury
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