Quicksilver

• (a.) The metal mercury; -- so called from its resemblance to liquid silver.
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quicksilver

<chemistry> The metal mercury; so called from its resemblance to liquid silver. Quicksilver horizon, a mercurial artificial horizon. See Horizon. Quicksilver water, a solution of mercury nitrate used in artificial silvering; quick water. ... Origin: Quick living + silver; so called from its fluidity; cf. G. Quecksilber, L. Argentum vivum. See...
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Quicksilver

[book] This category is for college football at the University of Iowa. ...
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Quicksilver

[game show] Quicksilver is an American game show that saw contestants answering trivia questions that more often than not resulted in responses that were unintentional puns. The show aired on USA Network from July 27, 1994 until October 13, 1995 and was produced by Stone Stanley Entertainment. Ron Maestri hosted. ==Gameplay== Three contesta...
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Quicksilver

[instrumental] `Quicksilver` is an avant-garde instrumental by Pink Floyd from their album Soundtrack from the Film More. ==Music== It appeared in shortened form in the live suite The Man and The Journey, where it was entitled `Sleep`. The studio album version of the piece runs 7 minutes 13 seconds, about 3 minutes longer than The Man and T...
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Quicksilver

[Irish TV show] Quicksilver was an Irish quiz show hosted by Bunny Carr from 1965 to 1981. The show was broadcast each week from a different rural town and audience members were picked with little or no vetting, prompting many amusing exchanges as they competed for small monetary prizes. The centre-piece was a large board with illuminated n...
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Quicksilver

[ISP] Quicksilver was an ISP based in Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand. It offered broadband, dialup and toll`s services around New Zealand. Quicksilver was an activity of Mercury Telecommunications Ltd, a company formed by Matthew Hobbs and Mark Frater, both ex-employees of CLEAR Communications. Quicksilver was sold to Woosh, an Auckland-bas...
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QuickSilver

[project] The QuickSilver project at Cornell University is an AFRL-funded effort to build a platform in support of a new generation of scalable, secure, reliable distributed computing applications able to `regenerate` themselves after failure. Among the partners on this project are DARPA funding under the SRS program, the United States Air ...
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Quicksilver

[software] Quicksilver is a computer utility software computer program for Mac OS X. Originally developed as proprietary freeware by Nicholas Jitkoff of Blacktree, Inc., it is now an open source project hosted on GitHub. Quicksilver is essentially a graphical shell for the Mac OS X operating system, allowing users to use the keyboard to rap...
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Quicksilver

Quick'sil`ver noun [ Quick living + silver ; -- so called from its fluidity; confer German quecksilber , Latin argentum vivum . See Quick , adjective ] (Chemistry) The metal mercury; -- so called from its resemblance to liquid silver. ...
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Quicksilver

A nickname for the element mercury.
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Quicksilver

An old term for mercury.
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quicksilver

Another name for the element mercury
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Quicksilver

Another name given to mercury.
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Quicksilver

Code name for deception operations involving General Patton's fictitious FUSAG
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Quicksilver

Mercury
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quicksilver

old name for mercury
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quicksilver

quicksilver: see mercury.
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quicksilver

Type: Term Pronunciation: kwik′sil′vĕr Synonyms: mercury
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