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mercury

noun [U] uk   /ˈmɜː.kjʊ.ri/ us    /ˈmɝː-/ ( old use quicksilver)
( symbol Hg) a chemical element that is a heavy, silver-coloured metal, liquid at normal temperatures: Mercury is used in batteries, pesticides, and thermometers.
Translations of “mercury”
in Korean 수은…
in Arabic زِئبَق…
in French mercure…
in Turkish civa…
in Italian mercurio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汞,水銀…
in Russian ртуть…
in Polish rtęć…
in Spanish Mercurio…
in Portuguese mercúrio…
in German das Quecksilber…
in Catalan mercuri…
in Japanese 水銀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汞,水银…
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