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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to mercury.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ mercury

Examples

  • The pulp and paper industry is the single largest consumer of caustic soda worldwide.47 Even though competitive, cost-effective, nonmercury alternatives exist to making chlorine and caustic soda, a number of chlor-alkali plants in the United States and the rest of the world still use mercury in their manufacturing.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • That law has been suspended for now for shots given by pre-filled syringes, the most common way the nonmercury vaccine is shipped.

    The Seattle Times

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