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mercurate

[ mur-kyuh-reyt ]
/ 藞m蓽r ky蓹藢re瑟t /
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noun
Also mer路cu路ri路ate [mer-kyoor-ee-it, -eyt]. /m蓹r藞ky蕣蓹r i 瑟t, -藢e瑟t/. any salt in which bivalent mercury is part of a complex anion.
verb (used with object), mer路cu路rat路ed, mer路cu路rat路ing.
Also mercurize. to introduce mercury into (an organic compound); treat with mercury.
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Origin of mercurate

First recorded in 1920鈥25; mercury + -ate2

OTHER WORDS FROM mercurate

mer路cu路ra路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mercurate

mercurate
/ (藞m蓽藧kj蕣藢re瑟t) /

verb
(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 mercurate

mercuration, noun
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