Quicksilvering
Quicksilvering Quick"sil`ver*ing, n. The mercury and foil on the back of a looking-glass. [1913 Webster]

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  • quicksilver — 1. noun a) The metal mercury. b) An amalgam of mercury and tin applied to the backs of mirrors, quicksilvering. 2. adjective Unpredictable, erratic or fickle; mercurial. 3 …   Wiktionary

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