Mercury

First planet from the sun, a terrestrial planet.

Mercury

[NYC] This category lists corporations, companies, or partnerships based in or with headquarters in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. ...
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Mercury

(Chenopodium) These hardy annuals or perennials may be grown for decoration and some kinds are vegetables. They come from various parts of the world such as Europe and China and are naturalized in America.…
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Mercury

The unofficial nickname given to the Winged Liberty Head dime of 1916-45. The designer never intended the coin to depict Mercury, a male Greek god with wings on his ankles. The bust on the dime is an allegorical female Liberty Head figure with a winged cap. Also, some coins have been plated outside the Mint with mercury to give them a 'Prooflike' a...
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mercury

[n] - a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element 2. [n] - (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce 3. [n] - the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun 4. [n] - temperature measured by a mercury thermometer
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Mercury

a metal, component of amalgam fillings.
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Mercury

SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY ORBITAL DATA
Average dist.from Sun (AU) - 0.387
Min. distance from Sun (AU) - 0.307
Max. distance from Sun (AU) - 0.467
Eccentricity of orbit - 0.206
Inclination to ecliptic(°) - 7.00
SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY PERIODS AND MOTIONS
Sidereal period (days or...
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Mercury

The planet nearest to the sun in our solar system.Click on an item to paste into clipboard or use clipboard symbol at end to clipboard all values Equatorial diameter 4878000 mClip Average Density 5420 kgm-3Clip Axial tilt 2 degreesClip Rotational period 58.65 hoursClip Average surface temperature -170 to 430 °CClip Maximum apparent magn...
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Mercury

In Roman mythology, a god of commerce and gain, and messenger of the gods. He was identified with the Greek Hermes, and similarly represented with winged sandals and a winged...
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Mercury

Mercury is a naturally-occurring element which is present in various ores. The major mined source in Europe has been in Spain (Almadén). Mercury has been used for 100 years in electrolytic chlorine production, is gradually being phased out in favour of membrane technology. Voluntary conversion of all mercury cells is expected to have been complete...
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Mercury

Series of 7½ ton, air-portable, 4x2 trucks, AEC [UK]
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Mercury

You may not be into heavy-metal music, but if you are a fish eater, heavy metals are inside you. The omega-3 fatty acids in big, deep-ocean fish are good for the heart, but the flesh of fish at the top of the pelagic food chain also tends to be laced with pollutants. Chief among them: mercury, which can increase the risk of heart disease. Should yo...
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Mercury

Mer'cu·ry noun [ Latin Mercurius ; akin to merx wares.] 1. (Rom. Myth.) A Latin god of commerce and gain; -- treated by the poets as identical with the Greek Hermes, messenger of the gods, conductor of souls to the lower world, and god of eloquence. 2. (Chemistr...
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Mercury

Mer'cu·ry transitive verb To wash with a preparation of mercury. [ Obsolete] B. Jonson.
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mercury

1. <astronomy> The first planet in order from the sun. It has no known natural satellites. It is one of the four inner or terrestrial planets of the solar system. It is the planet nearest the sun, from which its mean distance is about 36,000,000 miles. Its period is 88 days, and its diameter 3,000 miles. ... 2. <chemistry> A metallic el...
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mercury

noun temperature measured by a mercury thermometer; `the mercury was falling rapidly`
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mercury

quicksilver noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
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Mercury

noun the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun
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Mercury

noun (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes
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mercury

(Hg) (mur´kūr-e) a chemical element, atomic number 80, atomic weight 200.59. Mercury forms two sets or classes of compounds: mercurous, in which a single atom of mercury combines with a monovalent radical, and mercuric, in which a single atom of mercury combines with a bivalent radical. Mercury and...
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Mercury

• (v. t.) To wash with a preparation of mercury. • (n.) Sprightly or mercurial quality; spirit; mutability; fickleness. • (n.) One of the planets of the solar system, being the one nearest the sun, from which its mean distance is about 36,000,000 miles. Its period is 88 days, and its diameter 3,000 miles. • (n.) A carrier of tid...
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Mercury

(from the article `Giambologna`) ...Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence), while uncluttered and monumental, is even more complex. The composition is subtly designed so that it can be viewed ...
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Mercury

(from the article `Ford Motor Company`) ...in 1932 by the first Ford V-8. In 1922 Ford had acquired the Lincoln Motor Company (founded 1917), which would produce Ford`s luxury Lincolns and ...
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Mercury

in Roman religion, god of merchandise and merchants, commonly identified with the Greek Hermes, fleet-footed messenger of the gods. His worship was ... [1 related articles]
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mercury

(genus Mercurialis), group of eight annual and perennial weedy flowering-plant species of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae), native to Europe, Asia, ...
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