Translation of "mercury" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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mercurynoun [ 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

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


the mercury

old-fashioned informal

the temperature

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。

Mercurynoun [ S ]

uk /ˈmɜː.kjə.ri/ us /ˈmɝː.kjə.ri/

the planet closest in distance to the Sun


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