Complete Definition of "mercurial"

English

Pronunciation
(RP): /mÉËËkjÊÉriÉl/, /<tt>m3:"kjUÉ[email protected]</tt>/
(US): mûrkjoÍoʹrÄÉl, /mÉËkjÊriÉl/, /<tt>m3`"[email protected]</tt>/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Relating to the Roman god Mercury.
  2. Relating to the planet Mercury.
  3. Having characteristics of the Roman god Mercury, such as speed.
  4. contain|Containing the element mercury.
  5. volatile|Volatile.

Synonyms
(volatile): erratic, unstable, volatile

Derived terms
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mercurial eczema
mercurial glossitis
mercurial ointment
mercurial phosphorus
mercurial pneumatic trough
mercurial rash
mercurial trough
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mercurialisation, mercurialization
mercurialise, mercurialize
mercurialism
mercurialist
mercuriality
mercurially
organomercurial

Related terms
mercury

Translations
trans-top|relating to the god Mercury
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trans-top|relating to the planet Mercury
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trans-top|having characteristics of the god Mercury, such as speed
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trans-top|containing the element mercury
French: mercuriel m, mercurielle f
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trans-top|volatile
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A chemical containing mercury.

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Revision and Credits for"mercurial"
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