Sentence Examples


  • Mercury is found in New South Wales and Queensland.
  • The largest pond is as sensitive to atmospheric changes as the globule of mercury in its tube.
  • The principal mining product is mercury, extracted at Idria, while iron and copper ore, zinc and coal are also found.
  • Then he treated oil of vitriol in the same way, but got nothing until by accident he dropped some mercury into the liquid, when "vitriolic acid air" (sulphur dioxide) was evolved.
  • The atomist has an easy answer; he says that the new body is made up by the juxtaposition of the atoms of iodine and mercury, which still exist in the red powder.