quickening liquid

noun

Definition of quickening liquid

: a solution of a salt of mercury in which articles to be plated with silver are plunged before being put into the silver bath

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“Quickening liquid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quickening%20liquid. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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