Mercury

Mercury commonly refers to: Mercury may also refer to: ==Places== ==Transportation== ==Music== ==Comics== ==Computing== ==Sports== ==Media== ===Newspapers=== ===Radio stations=== ===Motion pictures=== ===Television=== ==Other uses== ...
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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

(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

(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

(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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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

[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

• (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

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

(astronomy) Closest planet to the Sun. Its mass is 0.056 that of Earth. On its sunward side the surface temperature reaches over 400°C/752°F, but on the `night` side it falls to -170°C/-274...
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mercury

(Hg) A silvery-white, poisonous, metallic element in group IIB of the periodic table, which is liquid at room temperatures. (Only three other elements, cesium, gallium, and bromine are liquid at temperatures at or close to ordinary room temperatures.) Mercury is used in the...
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mercury

(Hg) Type: Term Pronunciation: mĕr′kyū-rē Definitions: 1. A dense liquid metallic element, atomic no. 80, atomic wt. 200.59; used in thermometers, barometers, manometers, and other scientific instruments; some salts and organic mercurials are used medicinally; care must be followed with its handling; 197Hg (half-life of ...
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Mercury

(mythology) 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 staff entwined with snakes. A temple near the Circus Maximus was dedicated to him, and his festival was cel...
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Mercury

[automobile] Mercury was an automobile marque of the Ford Motor Company launched in 1938 by Edsel Ford, son of Henry Ford, to market entry-level luxury cars slotted between Ford-branded regular models and Lincoln-branded luxury vehicles, similar to General Motors` Buick (and former Oldsmobile) brand, and Chrysler Motors` Chrysler division. ...
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Mercury

[cipher machine] Mercury was a British cipher machine used by the Air Ministry from 1950 until at least the early 1960s. Mercury was an online rotor machine descended from Typex, but modified to achieve a longer cycle length using a so-called double-drum basket system. == History == Mercury was designed by Wing Commander E. W. Smith and F. ...
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Mercury

[element] Mercury is a chemical element with the symbol Hg and atomic number 80. It is commonly known as quicksilver and was formerly named hydrargyrum (m). A heavy, silvery d-block element, mercury is the only metallic element that is liquid at standard conditions for temperature and pressure; the only other element that is liquid under th...
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Mercury

[II] Notable players of women`s basketball at the University of Alabama. Men`s basketball at this school has its own category. ...
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Mercury

[magazine] Mercury is a science magazine that features articles and columns about astronomy for a general audience. It is the bi-monthly magazine of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific and was first published in 1972. Current and past Mercury columnists include Christopher Conselice, Eric Schulman, and Christopher Wanjek. ...
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Mercury

[mythology] Mercury (i; Latin: Mercurius listen) is a major Roman god, being one of the Dii Consentes within the ancient Roman pantheon. He is the patron god of financial gain, commerce, eloquence (and thus poetry), messages/communication (including divination), travelers, boundaries, luck, trickery and thieves; he is also the guide of soul...
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Mercury

[name] Mercury is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include: Surname: Given name: ...
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Mercury

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

[pigeon] Mercury was a pigeon who received the Dickin Medal in 1946 from the People`s Dispensary for Sick Animals for bravery in service during the Second World War. ...
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Mercury

[planet] Mercury is the smallest and closest to the Sun of the eight planets in the Solar System,{efn|name=dwarf planet} with an orbital period of about 88 Earth days. Seen from Earth, it appears to move around its orbit in about 116 days, which is much faster than any other planet. It has no known natural satellites.{efn|Mercury and Venus ...
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Mercury

[programming language] Mercury is a functional logic programming language geared towards real-world applications. It was initially developed at the University Of Melbourne Computer Science department under the supervision of Zoltan Somogyi. The first version was developed by Fergus Henderson, Thomas Conway and Zoltan Somogyi and was release...
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