Quicksilver

Definition of Quicksilver

Quick´sil`ver
n.1.(Chem.) The metal mercury; - so called from its resemblance to liquid silver.
Quicksilver horizon
a mercurial artificial horizon. See under Horizon.
Quicksilver water
a solution of mercury nitrate used in artificial silvering; quick water.

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