Mercurify
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, which are afterward condensed. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. To combine or mingle mercury with; to impregnate with mercury; to mercurialize. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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  • mercurify — /meuhr kyoor euh fuy /, v.t., mercurified, mercurifying. to mix with mercury; amalgamate. [1670 80; MERCUR(Y) + IFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • mercurify — /meuhr kyoor euh fuy /, v.t., mercurified, mercurifying. to mix with mercury; amalgamate. [1670 80; MERCUR(Y) + IFY] …   Useful english 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

  • Mercurifying — 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

  • Mercurification — Mer*cu ri*fi*ca tion, n. [Cf. F. mercurification. See {Mercurify}.] 1. (Metal.) The process or operation of obtaining the mercury, in its fluid form, from mercuric minerals. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) The act or process of compounding, or the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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