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Main Entry: mer·cu·ry
Pronunciation: mr-ky-r, -k(-)r
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 2capitalized: the planet nearest the sun -- see PLANET table