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Overview of noun mercury

The noun mercury has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) mercury, quicksilver, hydrargyrum, Hg, atomic number 80

(a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures)

2. Mercury

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

3. Mercury

(the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun)

4. mercury

(temperature measured by a mercury thermometer; "the mercury was falling rapidly")

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