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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element.

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  • The symbol for mercury, Hg, was derived from the name, hydrargyrum.
  • Hg: the chemical symbol for mercury, from the Greek hydrargyrum.
  • "There is a channel in the spine of her blade, and in it runs a river of hydrargyrum - a metal heavier than iron, though it flows like water. for more
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