[ mur-kyuh-reyt ]
/ ˈmɜr kyəˌreɪt /
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Also mer·cu·ri·ate [mer-kyoor-ee-it, -eyt]. /mərˈkyʊər i ɪt, -ˌeɪt/. any salt in which bivalent mercury is part of a complex anion.
verb (used with object), mer·cu·rat·ed, mer·cu·rat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mercuratemer·cu·ra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mercurate
/ (ˈmɜːkjʊˌreɪt) /
(tr) to treat or mix with mercury
to undergo or cause to undergo a chemical reaction in which a mercury atom is added to a compound
Derived forms of mercuratemercuration, noun
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