Translation of quicksilver in Spanish:

quicksilver

azogue, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkwɪksɪlvə//ˈkwɪkˌsɪlvər/

noun

  • 1

    azogue masculine
    • Mercury has long been known also by the name quicksilver, because it is a silver liquid.
    • By increasing the amount of mercury allowed in coal-fired power plant emissions, he will ensure that every fish in every Great Lake contains unsafe levels of quicksilver.
    • Kepler noted with satisfaction that it would be appropriate to correlate the sun with gold, the density of which is greater than that of quicksilver.
    • California exported nearly all its silver to Asian markets, as well as much of its quicksilver [mercury], which was a key new element in improving the extraction of precious metals from ore.
    • It is the secret, the mystery of quicksilver, that a metal of such enormous density can yet remain liquid.
    • Quacks or quack salvers are named from quicksilver ointment peddlers who treated syphilis in the 16th century.