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 […]
[mur-see] /ˈmɜr si/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈmɜːsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. compassionate treatment of or attitude towards an offender, adversary, etc, who is in one’s power or care; clemency; pity 2. the power to show mercy: to throw oneself on someone’s mercy 3. a relieving or welcome occurrence or state of affairs: […]