mercuric sulphide

World English Dictionary
mercuric sulphide
 
n
Systematic name: mercury(II) sulphide a compound of mercury, usually existing as a black solid (metacinnabarite) or a red solid (cinnabar or vermilion), which is used as a pigment. Formula: HgS

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: mercuric sulfide
Next Definition: mercuric-chloride
Words Near: mercuric sulphide
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for mercuric sulphide
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing mercuric sulphide
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature