Quicksilver is an alternative name for the element mercury. It may also refer to:

Science and technology:

  • Quicksilver (computer), a codename for the third revision of the Power Mac G4
  • Quicksilver (software), an open source application launcher for Mac OS X
  • QuickSilver (DTP software), a desktop publishing software formerly called Interleaf by Broadvision
  • QuickSilver (project), a software research project at Cornell University
  • Quicksilver (ISP), an ISP in New Zealand
  • Quicksilver Software, a computer games company based in Irvine, California

Media and entertainment:

  • DJ Quicksilver, an electronic musician
  • Quicksilver (comics), a superhero in the Marvel Comics universe
  • Quicksilver (DC Comics), a superhero in the DC Comics universe
  • Quicksilver (game show), a short-lived USA Network game show
  • Quicksilver (film), a film about bicycle messengers starring Kevin Bacon
  • "Quicksilver", an instrumental from the Soundtrack from the Film More, by Pink Floyd
  • Quicksilver Messenger Service, 1960s California rock band
  • Quicksilver, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, bluegrass and gospel band
  • Quicksilver (novel) by Neal Stephenson, the first volume of his The Baroque Cycle series
  • Quicksilver, the antagonist Rubiy's pseudonym in the science-fiction novel Psion by Joan D. Vinge
  • Quicksilver, the fictional invisibility-granting synthetic hormone featured in the Sci-Fi television series The Invisible Man


  • Quicksilver Manufacturing, an American manufacturer of ultralight and light aircraft
  • Eipper Quicksilver ultralight aircraft
  • Quicksilver GT500 ultralight aircraft
  • USS Quicksilver (SP-281), a United States Navy patrol vessel in commission from 1917 to 1919
  • Quicksilver was one of the GWR 3031 Class locomotives that were built for and run on the Great Western Railway between 1891 and 1915, formerly named St. George before 1907


  • Quiksilver, a clothing brand specializing in surfing and winter sports
  • Quicksilver, California, a former town in Lake County
  • Quicksilver (wrestler), the stage name of American professional wrestler Rick Clements
  • Las Vegas Quicksilvers, a former soccer team that played for the now-defunct North American Soccer League
  • Operation Quicksilver (disambiguation), military operations
  • Quicksilver Resources, an oil and gas production company

Other articles related to "quicksilver":

Rhapsody (comics) - Fictional Character Biography
... The police then called X-Factor, who sent Quicksilver and Jamie Madrox to help capture her ... While Quicksilver helped bring her down and smashed her violin, she influenced the core Madrox with a flute, who, after his duplicates helped stop her, became ...
List Of Marvel Comics Characters: Q - Quicksilver
... Quicksilver (Pietro Maximoff) is a mutant in the Marvel Comics universe ... son of Magneto and twin brother of the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver's mutation grants him superhuman speed ...
Soundtracks (Tony Banks Album) - Quicksilver Original Soundtrack (separate Release)
... Quicksilver Lightning" - Roger Daltrey "Casual Thing" - Fiona "Nothing At All" - Peter Frampton "Shortcut to Somewhere" - Fish and Tony Banks "Love Song from Quicksilver (Through the Night)" - John ... "The Motown Song" - Larry John McNally "Suite Streets-From Quicksilver" "Quicksilver Suite I/Rebirth/The Gypsy" - Tony Banks "Quicksilver Suite II/Crash Landing" - Tony Banks ...
Solid Silver
... Solid Silver is the eighth album by American psychedelic rock band Quicksilver Messenger Service and their mid-70s comeback album ... two released, briefly denting the Top 100 on the Billboard 200, this would be the last Quicksilver album until Gary Duncan resurrected the ...
Lockjaw (comics) - Fictional Character Biography - Seemingly Speaking
... At one point, Quicksilver and the Thing witnessed what appeared to be Lockjaw, apparently a sentient being once mutated by Terrigen Mists, speaking to them ... This convinces Quicksilver not to expose his daughter Luna to the Mists ... However, Lockjaw later brought Quicksilver to Washington, D.C ...

Famous quotes containing the word quicksilver:

    the quicksilver art
    Throws back the invisible but lightning mass
    To inhabit the room; for I have seen it part
    The palpable air....
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)