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Secondary (IPA: /ˈsɛkənˌdɛɹi/)


Secondary (a.)

Suceeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate.

Secondary (a.)

Acting by deputation or delegated authority; as, the work of secondary hands.

Secondary (a.)

Possessing some quality, or having been subject to some operation (as substitution), in the second degree; as, a secondary salt, a secondary amine, etc. Cf. primary.

Secondary (a.)

Subsequent in origin; -- said of minerals produced by alteertion or deposition subsequent to the formation of the original rocks mass; also of characters of minerals (as secondary cleavage, etc.) developed by pressure or other causes.

Secondary (a.)

Pertaining to the second joint of the wing of a bird.

Secondary (a.)

Dependent or consequent upon another disease; as, Bright's disease is often secondary to scarlet fever. (b) Occuring in the second stage of a disease; as, the secondary symptoms of syphilis.

Secondary (n.)

One who occupies a subordinate, inferior, or auxiliary place; a delegate deputy; one who is second or next to the chief officer; as, the secondary, or undersheriff of the city of London.

Secondary (n.)

A secondary circle.

Secondary (n.)

A satellite.

Secondary (n.)

A secondary quill.

Secondary

Term in organic chemistry used to describe degree of substitution of an atom in a molecule

Secondary Synonyms

Auxiliary, Tributary, Supplemental, Alternative, Vicarious, Inessential, Thirdhand, Collateral, Secondhand, Utility, Indirect, Unessential, Supplementary, Unoriginal, Second-string, Substitute, Subsidiary, Standby, Alternate

Secondary Synonyms

Incidental, Incident

Secondary Synonyms

Lowly, Lower-ranking, Subaltern, Junior, Junior-grade, Subordinate, Inferior, Petty

Secondary Synonyms

Minor

Secondary Synonyms

Subordinate, Low-level

Secondary Synonyms

Secondary Winding, Secondary Coil

Secondary Rhymes




Secondary

Spanish Translation

Secondary in Spanish is Secundario

Tagalog Translation

Secondary in Tagalog is Sekundaryo


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