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Definitions of mercury:

part of speech: noun

The god of merchandise and eloquence, and the messenger of the gods: the planet nearest the sun: a white, liquid metal, also called quicksilver: a messenger: a newspaper.

part of speech: noun

A metal white like silver, but in a liquid state at common temperatures, congealing or becoming solid at 40 degrees below zero Fahr.; a salt, a preparation of mercury, extensively used in medicine; one of the planets, being the one nearest the sun; a carrier of tidings; a newspaper.

part of speech: noun

Quicksilver; a heavy, liquid, metallic substance, used in thermometers, etc.; Mercury, the planet nearest to the sun.

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