Noun(1) a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures(2) (Roman mythology(3) the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun(4) temperature measured by a mercury thermometer
(1) Combined with silver, mercury , copper and antimony, however, gold is to be found finely distributed.(2) the mercury rises, the skies steam, and the nights swelter(3) Inland, a heatwave sent the mercury soaring last week to 40Ôö╝├¡C and more.(4) This is because the traditional blood pressure monitor - known as a sphygmomanometer - uses a column of mercury to measure pressure.(5) Only a heavy metal like mercury would cause something like that.(6) Only in October does the mercury take a small ├ö├ç├┐leap├ö├ç├û upward to 22-14 average daily maximum and minimum!(7) Generally, the water permeability mediated by these aquaporin-subtypes was sensitive to heavy metals such as mercury .(8) Dental alloys for making amalgams contain silver, tin, mercury , and some copper and zinc.(9) The wetlands dense foliage has the ability to handle heavy metals, like mercury , zinc, nickel and copper.(10) A type of blood pressure monitor that uses a column of mercury to measure cuff pressure.(11) I have seen the treatment in various stages, and I think that it works to rid the body of mercury and other heavy metals.(12) Roads across the county suffered in last summer's heatwave when temperatures soared to record levels and mercury moved towards the 100F mark on thermometers.(13) If the good rain last year led to the growth of thick vegetation, the soaring mercury level in the city now has fire force personnel on their toes.(14) In the late 15th century, the famous alchemist Paracelsus began to prescribe mercury to treat syphilis.(15) Many people know about the former use of mercury in treating syphilis, for the substance had some benefit and the remedy endured for centuries.(16) Certain wild fish are contaminated with mercury , a heavy metal that damages your nervous system and may increase your heart attack risk.
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Different Formsmercuric, mercuries, mercury
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