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Synonyms for mercuric

of or containing mercury

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Two years prior to Priestley's experiment, Carl Wilhelm Scheele in Sweden produced oxygen from mercuric oxide.
Credited with isolating the modern element oxygen, he described how he heated mercuric oxide with his new 12 inch burning lens to discover 'the most remarkable of all the kinds of air that I have produced .
He distinguished between elemental mercury and precipitado rojo, which he said is mercuric oxide.
Of these batteries, the ones that cause the greatest problems are ni-cad, mercuric oxide and alkaline.
LLNL Plant Engineering operates a pilot battery recycling program that accepts alkaline, small lead acid, nickel cadmium, lithium, silver oxide, carbon zinc, and mercuric oxide batteries.
Mercury, when heated in air, will form a brick-red compound, which we now call mercuric oxide.