Definitions for Hg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Hg*

  1. mercury.

    Category: Chemistry

* Chem. Symbol..

Origin of Hg:

< NL hydrargyrum, for L hydrargyrus < Gk hydrárgyros lit., liquid silver (hydr-hydr -1+árgyros silver)

hg

  1. hectogram.

    Category: Weights and Measures

H.G.

  1. His Grace; Her Grace.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mercury, quicksilver, hydrargyrum, Hg, atomic number 80(noun)

    a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures

  2. hectogram, hg(noun)

    100 grams

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