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<chemistry> The metal mercury; so called from its resemblance to liquid silver. Quicksilver horizon, a mercurial artificial horizon. See Horizon. Quicksilver water, a solution of mercury nitrate used in artificial silvering; quick water.

Origin: Quick living + silver; so called from its fluidity; cf. G. Quecksilber, L. Argentum vivum. See Quick.

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