[mur-kyuh-ree-vey-per] /ˈmɜr kyə riˌveɪ pər/
a lamp producing a light with a high actinic and ultraviolet content by means of an electric arc in mercury vapor.
- Mercury-vapour lamp
noun 1. a lamp in which an electric discharge through a low pressure of mercury vapour is used to produce a greenish-blue light. It is used for street lighting and is also a source of ultraviolet radiation
- Mercy flight
noun 1. an aircraft flight to bring a seriously ill or injured person to hospital from an isolated community
noun 1. (def 1). noun 1. another term for euthanasia mercy killing mer·cy killing (mûr’sē) n. Euthanasia.
- Mercy otis warren
[wawr-uh n, wor-] /ˈwɔr ən, ˈwɒr-/ noun 1. Earl, 1891–1974, U.S. lawyer and political leader: chief justice of the U.S. 1953–69. 2. Joseph, 1741–75, American physician, statesman, and patriot. 3. Mercy Otis, 1728–1814, U.S. historian and poet (sister of James Otis). 4. Robert Penn, 1905–89, U.S. novelist and poet: named the first U.S. poet laureate […]