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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “mercury”

mercury

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈmɜː.kjʊ.ri/ US  /ˈmɝː-/ (old use quicksilver)
a heavy silver-coloured metal which is liquid at ordinary temperatures
汞,水銀
Mercury is used in batteries, pesticides and thermometers.
水銀用於電池、殺蟲劑與溫度計中。
Chemical elementsMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
(Definition of mercury noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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