Definitions for mercury

Definitions for (noun) mercury

Main entry: mercury

Definition: temperature measured by a mercury thermometer

Usage: the mercury was falling rapidly


Main entry: Mercury

Definition: the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun


Main entry: Mercury

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


Main entry: mercury, atomic number 80, quicksilver, Hg, hydrargyrum

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


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