Definition of 'mercury'
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Example sentences containing 'mercury'
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If you add mercury to the silver mix they always assume it's old silver. NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES (2002)The red mercury that Mr K was selling would be in the form of a high-density gel. BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)It was made by dissolving mercury antimony oxide, which was red, into mercury. BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
A blasting cap, containing fulminate of mercury, could be set off by a spark or by a jolt, causing the dynamite sticks to explode. PAINT THE WIND (2002)
Trends of 'mercury'
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Translations for 'mercury'
British English: mercury /ˈmɜːkjʊrɪ/ NOUN
Mercury is a silver-coloured liquid metal, used in thermometers.
- American English: mercury
- Arabic: زِئْبَقٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mercúrio
- Chinese: 水银
- Croatian: živa
- Czech: rtuť
- Danish: kviksølv
- Dutch: kwik
- European Spanish: mercurio
- Finnish: elohopea
- French: mercure
- German: Quecksilber
- Greek: υδράργυρος
- Italian: mercurio
- Japanese: 水銀
- Korean: 수은
- Norwegian: kvikksølv
- Polish: rtęć
- European Portuguese: mercúrio
- Romanian: mercur
- Russian: ртуть
- Spanish: mercurio
- Swedish: kvicksilver
- Thai: ธาตุปรอท
- Turkish: cıva
- Ukrainian: ртуть
- Vietnamese: thủy ngân
Definition of mercury from the Collins English Dictionary
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