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What does MV stand for?

MV stands for Mercury Vapor (lighting)

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Contract award: Supply of Lamps The supply of lamps for public lighting: - High pressure mercury vapor lamps; - Low pressure sodium vapor lamps; - High-pressure sodium vapor lamps; - High pressure mercury vapor lamps.
They calculated that during 1564-1810, 17,000 metric tons of mercury vapor was emitted from cinnabar smelting in Huancavelica, and 39,000 metric tons was released as vapor during silver refining operations in Potosi.
Called the UV Waterworks, it is a stainless steel box containing a low-pressure mercury vapor lamp, like the flourescent lighting found in most office buildings.