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Synonyms for mercuric

of or containing mercury

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Priestley heated mercuric oxide, HgO, and collected the gas produced.
They are generally screw-on cap, leak-proof polypropylene tubes with conical bottoms and skirted freestanding bases, and each contains a preservative tablet such as 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.