Translation of "mercury" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

mercury

noun [ U ] uk /ˈmɜː.kjə.ri/ us /ˈmɝː.kjə.ri/ old use quicksilver

symbol Hg a chemical element that is a heavy, silver-coloured metal, liquid at normal temperatures

汞,水银
Mercury is used in batteries, pesticides, and thermometers. 水银用于电池、杀虫剂与温度计中。

Idiom(s)

mercury

old-fashioned informal

the temperature

温度,气温
With the mercury climbing to 40 degrees, beaches and pools will be crowded this afternoon. 随着气温上升到40度,今天下午海滩和游泳池都会人满为患。
noun [ S ] uk /ˈmɜː.kjə.ri/ us /ˈmɝː.kjə.ri/

the planet closest in distance to the Sun

水星

(Translation of “mercury” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)