The word mercury is a noun. Mercury means (1) temperature measured by a mercury thermometer, (2) a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word mercury.
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Photo of an aneroid barometer. Barometers were invented during the 17th century by Evangelista Torricelli, and modern barometers operate similarly to those early mercury barometers.
The following articles provide recent mercury-related news.
Mercury and Jupiter will appear at their closest to each other. In reality, the planets are still millions of miles apart but appear close when their orbits align.
Wls. ABC News. Tuesday, 02 Mar 2021 16:39:35 +0000.
Witness the conjunction of Jupiter and Mercury when the largest planet and the smallest planet in our solar system appear exceptionally close in the night sky.
Michele Debczak. Mental Floss. Monday, 08 Feb 2021 14:30:00 +0000.
The following digital image illustrates the word mercury.