Quicksilver

  • 1 Quicksilver — Исполнитель Pink Floyd Альбом More Дата выпуска 27 июля 1969 (Великобритания) Дата записи …

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  • 2 Quicksilver — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Este artículo trata sobre el personaje de cómic. Para otros usos de este término, véase Quicksilver (desambiguación). Para el otro personaje del Universo Marvel conocido como Mercurio, véase Mercurio (cómic)… …

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  • 3 Quicksilver — Quick sil ver, n. [Quick living + silver; so called from its fluidity; cf. G. quecksilber, L. argentum vivum. See {Quick}, a.] (Chem.) The metal mercury; so called from its resemblance to liquid silver. [1913 Webster] {Quicksilver horizon}, a… …

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  • 4 quicksilver — (n.) O.E. cwicseolfor, translating L. argentum vivum (Cf. It. argento vivo), lit. living silver; so called from its liquid mobility. See QUICK (Cf. quick) + SILVER (Cf. silver) (n.) …

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  • 5 quicksilver — ► NOUN 1) liquid mercury. 2) (before another noun ) moving or changing rapidly …

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  • 6 quicksilver — [kwik′sil΄vər] n. [ME < OE cwicseolfor < cwicu, living (see QUICK) + seolfor,SILVER: transl. of L argentum vivum, lit., living silver: from its liquid form] mercury: see MERCURY (n. 3a) vt. to cover with mercury adj. 1. of or like …

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  • 7 Quicksilver — NOTOC Quicksilver can refer to:Aircraft* Eipper Quicksilver ultralight aircraftClothing* Quiksilver, a clothing brand specializing in surfing and winter sportsLiterature* Quicksilver (novel), part of The Baroque Cycle by Neal StephensonMedia and… …

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  • 8 Quicksilver — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Quicksilver est un mot anglais signifiant vif argent  , ancienne désignation du mercure. Quicksilver est le nom original du super héros Vif Argent …

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  • 9 Quicksilver — Der Begriff Quicksilver (mittelenglisch: quyksilver, in der englischsprachigen Literatur auch für: Quecksilber) bezeichnet: einen Roman von Neal Stephenson, siehe Barock Zyklus und auch Neal Stephenson einen Film; siehe Quicksilver (Film) den DJ… …

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  • 10 quicksilver — quick|sil|ver [ˈkwıkˌsılvə US ər] n [U] 1.) old use the metal ↑mercury 2.) literary something that is like quicksilver changes or moves quickly in a way that you do not expect ▪ His mood changed like quicksilver. >quicksilver adj ▪ his… …

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  • 11 quicksilver — [[t]kwɪ̱ksɪlvə(r)[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Quicksilver is the same as mercury. [OLD FASHIONED] 2) ADJ: ADJ n Quicksilver movements or changes are very fast and unpredictable. ...her quicksilver changes of mood …

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  • 12 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 …

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  • 13 quicksilver — Mercury Mer cu*ry, n. [L. Mercurius; akin to merx wares.] 1. (Rom. Myth.) A Latin god of commerce and gain; treated by the poets as identical with the Greek Hermes, messenger of the gods, conductor of souls to the lower world, and god of… …

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  • 14 quicksilver — I. noun Date: before 12th century mercury 2a II. adjective Date: 1655 resembling or suggestive of quicksilver; especially mercurial 3 …

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  • 15 quicksilver — quick|sil|ver1 [ kwık,sılvər ] noun uncount OLD FASHIONED MERCURY quicksilver quick|sil|ver 2 [ kwık,sılvər ] adjective LITERARY changing often in ways you do not expect …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 quicksilver — noun 1》 liquid mercury. 2》 [as modifier] moving or changing rapidly and unpredictably: his quicksilver wit …

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  • 17 quicksilver — quicksilvery, adj. /kwik sil veuhr/, n. 1. the metallic element mercury. v.t. 2. to amalgamate (metal) with mercury. [bef. 1000; ME qwyksilver, OE cwicseolfor (trans. L argentum vivum) lit., living silver] * * * …

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  • 18 quicksilver — SYN: mercury. * * * quick·sil·ver .sil vər n MERCURY (1) …

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  • 19 Quicksilver — (Italy)    Contemporary illustrator of older lesbian couples kissing, fondling, etc., rendered in fine line drawings …

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  • 20 quicksilver — Synonyms and related words: April showers, Proteus, active, activist, activistic, alive, animated, antelope, arrow, aureate, blue darter, blue streak, bouncing, bouncy, brass, brassy, brazen, breezy, brisk, bronze, bronzy, bubbly, cannonball,… …

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