Mercurialize
Mercurialize Mer*cu"ri*al*ize, v. i. To be sprightly, fantastic, or capricious. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Mercurialize — Mer*cu ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mercurialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mercurializing}.] 1. (Med.) To affect with mercury. [1913 Webster] 2. (Photography) To treat with mercury; to expose to the vapor of mercury. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mercurialize — (Amer.) v. make mercurial; infuse with mercury; treat with mercury; affect with mercury; be changeable or capricious in nature, be lively (also mercurialise)mer cu·ri·al·ize || mÉœr kjÊŠrɪəlaɪz /mɜː kjÊŠÉ™ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mercurialize — [mər kyoor′ē əlīz΄] vt. mercurialized, mercurializing 1. to make mercurial 2. to treat with mercury or a compound of mercury mercurialization n …   English World dictionary

  • mercurialize — mercurialization, n. /meuhr kyoor ee euh luyz /, v.t., mercurialized, mercurializing. 1. to make mercurial, esp. in temperament. 2. to treat or impregnate with mercury or one of its compounds. Also, esp. Brit., mercurialise. [1605 15; MERCURIAL + …   Universalium

  • mercurialize — mercurialization, n. /meuhr kyoor ee euh luyz /, v.t., mercurialized, mercurializing. 1. to make mercurial, esp. in temperament. 2. to treat or impregnate with mercury or one of its compounds. Also, esp. Brit., mercurialise. [1605 15; MERCURIAL + …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mercurialized — Mercurialize Mer*cu ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mercurialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mercurializing}.] 1. (Med.) To affect with mercury. [1913 Webster] 2. (Photography) To treat with mercury; to expose to the vapor of mercury. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mercurializing — Mercurialize Mer*cu ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mercurialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mercurializing}.] 1. (Med.) To affect with mercury. [1913 Webster] 2. (Photography) To treat with mercury; to expose to the vapor of mercury. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mercurializes — mercurialize (Amer.) v. make mercurial; infuse with mercury; treat with mercury; affect with mercury; be changeable or capricious in nature, be lively (also mercurialise)mer cu·ri·al·ize || mÉœr kjÊŠrɪəlaɪz /mɜː kjÊŠÉ™ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mercurializing — mercurialize (Amer.) v. make mercurial; infuse with mercury; treat with mercury; affect with mercury; be changeable or capricious in nature, be lively (also mercurialise)mer cu·ri·al·ize || mÉœr kjÊŠrɪəlaɪz /mɜː kjÊŠÉ™ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mercurified — Mercurify Mer*cu ri*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mercurified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mercurifying}.] [Mercury + fy.] 1. To obtain mercury from, as mercuric minerals, which may be done by any application of intense heat that expels the mercury in fumes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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