Synonyms and Antonyms for mercury-vapor_lamp

1. mercury-vapor lamp (n.)

ultraviolet lamp that emits a strong bluish light (rich in ultraviolet radiation) as electric current passes through mercury vapor


2. mercury-in-glass thermometer (n.)

thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit; mercury expands with a rise in temperature causing a thin thread of mercury to rise in the tube


3. mercury-contaminated (adj.)

contaminated by mercury

Synonyms: Antonyms:

4. mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer (n.)

a mercury thermometer designed to measure the temperature of the human body; graduated to cover a range a few degrees on either side of the normal body temperature


5. sodium-vapor lamp (n.)

lamp in which an electric current passed through a tube of sodium vapor makes a yellow light; used is street lighting


6. mercury (n.)

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


7. Mercury (n.)

the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun


8. Mercury (n.)

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


9. mercury (n.)

temperature measured by a mercury thermometer