mercurial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (chemistry)
a. mercúrico
Mercurial poisoning can be fatal.El envenenamiento mercúrico puede ser fatal.
b. mercurial
Some mercurial compounds are used as germicides.Algunos compuestos mercuriales se emplean como germicidas.
2. (unpredictable)
a. voluble
Steve has a mercurial temper; you never now how he's going to react.Steve tiene un temperamento voluble: nunca se sabe cómo va a reaccionar.
b. volátil
Be careful! Today, she's in a mercurial mood.Ten cuidado. Hoy está de un humor volátil.
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mercurial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. voluble, veleidoso(a)
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mercurial [mɜːˈkjʊərɪəl]
adjective
1 (Chem) mercúrico; mercurial
2 (lively) vivo; (changeable) veleidoso; voluble
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