Definitions for quicksilver

Definitions for (noun) quicksilver

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

Definitions for (adj) quicksilver

Main entry: mercurial, erratic, fickle, quicksilver

Definition: liable to sudden unpredictable change

Usage: erratic behavior; fickle weather; mercurial twists of temperament; a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next

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