another name for mapau
noun 1. any meat that is dark-colored before cooking, as beef, lamb, venison, or mutton (distinguished from white meat). noun 1. any meat that is dark in colour, esp beef and lamb Compare white meat
noun 1. See under mercuric oxide. mercuric oxide 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. mercuric oxide noun 1. a soluble […]
noun 1. See under mercuric sulfide. mercuric sulfide or mercury sulfide 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.
- Red mercury
noun 1. a supposedly radioactive substance that could be used in a bomb made from nuclear waste, widely believed to be part of a confidence trick in which gangsters sold useless material to terrorists in the early 1990s