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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The smallest planet and the nearest to the sun; (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of trade.

Usage examples (38)
  • The mercury was falling rapidly
  • ‡ The term mercury is used figuratively in such expressions as “The mercury’s rising” to mean that the temperature is going up.
  • As already stated, the mercury is the main reson to limit your fish intake.
  • The mercury is barely out of the thermometer bowl. for more
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