Translation of "mercury" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

mercury

noun [ U ] uk us /ˈmɜː.kjʊ.ri/ US  /ˈmɝː-/ (old use quicksilver)

a heavy silver-coloured metal which is liquid at ordinary 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。

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