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2 entries found for mercury.
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Main Entry: mer·cu·ry
Pronunciation: primarystressmschwar-kyschwa-remacron, -k(schwa-)remacron
Function: noun
1 a : a heavy silver-white poisonous metallic element that is liquid at ordinary temperatures -- called also quicksilver -- see ELEMENT table b : the column of mercury in a thermometer or barometer
2 capitalized : the planet nearest the sun -- see PLANET table

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