Synonyms of mercury


1. mercury, quicksilver, hydrargyrum, Hg, atomic number 80, metallic element, metal

usage: a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures

2. Mercury

usage: (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

3. Mercury

usage: the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun

4. mercury, temperature

usage: temperature measured by a mercury thermometer; "the mercury was falling rapidly"

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