[ nahy-truh-mur-sawl, -sol ]
/ ˌnaɪ trəˈmɜr sɔl, -sɒl /
a brownish-yellow or yellow, granular, water-insoluble powder, C7H5HgNO3: used in alkaline solution chiefly as an antiseptic.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
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