Mercury
Mercury(n)
UK
ˈmɜːkjəri
US
ˈmɜːrkjəri
Definition: The chemical element of atomic number 80, a heavy silvery-white metal which is liquid at ordinary temperatures.
Meaning: Sao thuỷ
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How to use "Mercury" in sentence (example)

Computer hardware contain dangerous chemicals such as: lead, mercury, nickel, and cadmium.

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Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System.

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Because Mercury was the fastest planet as it moved around the Sun, it is named after the Roman deity Mercury, the messenger of the gods.

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Because Mercury is normally lost in the glare of the Sun (except during a solar eclipse), Mercury can only be seen in the morning or evening twilight.

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Compared to what is known about the other planets in the Solar System, little is known about Mercury.

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Two spacecraft have visited Mercury: Mariner 10 flew by in 1974 and 1975;

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And MESSENGER, launched in 2004, orbited Mercury over 4,000 times in four years before exhausting its fuel and crashing into the planet's surface on April 30, 2015.

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The BepiColombo spacecraft is planned to arrive at Mercury in 2025.

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Mercury is the most cratered planet in the Solar System.

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Unlike many other planets which "self-heal" through natural geological processes, the surface of Mercury is covered in craters.

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The Caloris Basin is the largest impact crater on Mercury covering approximately 1,550 km in diameter and was discovered in 1974 by the Mariner 10 probe.

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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury.

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The largest moon is Titan, which is larger in volume than the planet Mercury.

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