[mer-kyoo r-ee-uh-lahyz] /mərˈkyʊər i əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), mercurialized, mercurializing.
to make , especially in temperament.
to treat or impregnate with or one of its compounds.
to make mercurial
to treat with mercury or a mercury compound
[mer-kyoo r-ik] /mərˈkyʊər ɪk/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or containing , especially in the bivalent state. /mɜːˈkjʊərɪk/ adjective 1. of or containing mercury in the divalent state; denoting a mercury(II) compound adj. 1828, in chemistry, from mercury + -ic. mercuric mer·cu·ric (mər-kyur’ĭk) adj. Relating to or containing mercury, especially with a valence of 2. mercuric […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, strongly acrid, highly poisonous solid, HgCl 2 , prepared by sublimation of chlorine with mercury, and used chiefly as an antiseptic. noun 1. a white poisonous soluble crystalline substance used as a pesticide, antiseptic, and preservative for wood. Formula: HgCl2 Systematic name mercury(II) chloride Also called bichloride of […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a slightly crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous compound, HgO, occurring as a coarse, orange-red powder (red mercuric oxide) or as a fine, orange-yellow powder (yellow mercuric oxide) used chiefly as a pigment in paints and as an antiseptic in pharmaceuticals. noun 1. a soluble poisonous substance existing in red and yellow powdered forms: used […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline, water-insoluble, poisonous compound, HgS, occurring as a coarse, black powder (black mercuric sulfide) or as a fine, bright-scarlet powder (red mercuric sulfide) used chiefly as a pigment and as a source of the free metal.