To cover with mercury.
Of or like mercury.
Suggestive of mercury; specif., quick, lively, brilliant, etc.
(1) (QuickSilver Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA) A mobile communications company that specialized in a reconfigurable logic chip for cellphones and PDAs. The company closed its doors in early 2015. See adaptive computing.
(colloquial) An amalgam of mercury and tin applied to the backs of mirrors, quicksilvering.