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mercury meaning and definition

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Definition of mercury (noun)

  1. a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
  2. (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes
  3. the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun
  4. temperature measured by a mercury thermometer
    • "the mercury was falling rapidly"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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