mercuric

[mer-kyoor-ik]
adjective Chemistry.
of or containing mercury, especially in the bivalent state.

Origin:
1820–30; mercur(y) + -ic

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mercuric (mɜːˈkjʊərɪk)
 
adj
of or containing mercury in the divalent state; denoting a mercury(II) compound

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mercuric mer·cu·ric (mər-kyur'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or containing mercury, especially with a valence of 2.

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mercuric   (mər-kyr'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Containing mercury, especially mercury with a valence of 2. Compare mercurous.
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Example sentences
The sale of button cell mercuric-oxide batteries is prohibited altogether.
Mercuric chloride is occasionally used to form an amalgam with metals, such as aluminium.
The two exceptions are mercuric oxide batteries and button cell batteries.
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