See under mercuric sulfide.
or mercury sulfide
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
- Red mist
noun 1. (informal) a feeling of extreme anger that clouds one’s judgment temporarily
noun 1. purple mombin.
noun 1. John Edward, 1856–1918, Irish political leader. 2. a city in W central Washington. noun 1. John Edward. 1856–1918, Irish politician. He led the Parnellites from 1891 and helped to procure the Home Rule bill of 1912, but was considered too moderate by extreme nationalists