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mer·cu·ry (Hg),

(mĕr'kyū-rē),
A dense liquid metallic element, atomic no. 80, atomic wt. 200.59; used in thermometers, barometers, manometers, and other scientific instruments; some salts and organic mercurials are used medicinally; care must be followed with its handling; 197Hg (half-life of 2.672 days) and 203Hg (half-life of 46.61 days) have been used in brain and renal scanning.
Synonym(s): hydrargyrum, quicksilver
[L. Mercurius, Mercury, the god of trade, messenger of the gods; in Mediev. L., quicksilver, mercury]

quicksilver

Homeopathy
Mercurius solubilis, see there.

Toxicology
Mercury, see there.

quicksilver

(kwĭk′sĭl″vĕr) [ME. quicke, alive, + silver, silver]
The metal mercury.
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Registered practitioners are eligible to purchase all testing kits, as well as, Quicksilver Scientific's advanced liposomal products and detox protocols at wholesale partnership rates.
At the start of the play Quicksilver 'with his hat, pumps, short sword, and dagger is intercepted by his master Touchstone who demands, 'What loose action are you bound for?
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Quicksilver PR communications director Jeremy Kemp said: "We are delighted to have added three more clients to our portfolio, particularly at a time when PR budgets are under pressure.
Ms Brogan, a graduate in English and Creative Writing from Warwick University, joins Quicksilver PR from The Independent, and has also worked for publishing house, Conde Nast.
All Quicksilver inflatable boats are thermo-welded and are made from super-tough materials such as Duratex or Hypalon.
The company's testing on several sites in 2006 and 2007 showed a significant savings in fuel usage and associated costs, said Randy Reiman, Emissions Tech for Quicksilver.
The team's performance this year was as impressive as its title-winning effort two summers ago, mainly because it required Synergy to defeat long-time nemesis Balboa Bay Quicksilver of Costa Mesa -- a team it had lost to 12 consecutive times -- in the Gold Division quarterfinals, before atoning for an earlier loss to rival Santa Monica Beach Club with a sweep in the semifinals.
Quicksilver PR is leading by example and is working with Coventry Cyrenians.
In place of the area's less desirable predecessors are flagship stores for well-known brands like Quicksilver and Billabong, retailers who have sprung up within the last five years grabbing highly visible storefronts and garnering much attention for the staggering profits they reap.
This isn't for everyone, but those who like mythology and fantasy will find an imaginative story featuring Hermes, aka Quicksilver or Mercury.