mercuric definition

  • adjective:
    • concerning or containing mercury, especially with a valence of 2.
    • related to or derived from mercury.
    • particularly (of a compound), containing mercury with an oxidation number of 2.
    • Mercurial (of men and women).
    • Of, with respect to, or produced from, mercury; containing mercury; -- stated of those substances of mercury into which this element goes into in its most affordable percentage.
    • of or containing mercury
  • others:
    • Related to or containing mercury.
    • In chem., particularly applied to substances for which each atom of mercury is deemed bivalent: because, mercuric chlorid, HgCl2.

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