Definition of Quaternary. Meaning of Quaternary. Synonyms of Quaternary

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Definition of Quaternary

Quaternary
Quaternary Qua*ter"na*ry, a. [L. quaternarius consisting of four each, containing four, fr. quaterni four each, fr. quattuor four: cf. F. quaternaire. See Four.] 1. Consisting of four; by fours, or in sets of four. 2. (Geol.) Later than, or subsequent to, the Tertiary; Post-tertiary; as, the Quaternary age, or Age of man.
Quaternary
Quaternary Qua*ter"na*ry, n. [L. numerus quaternarius: cf. F. quaternaire.] 1. The number four. --Boyle. 2. (Geol.) The Quaternary age, era, or formation. See the Chart of Geology.

Meaning of Quaternary from wikipedia

- Quaternary ( /kwəˈtɜːrnəri, ˈkwɒt.ərˌnɛr.i/ kwə-TUR-nə-ree, KWOT-ər-nerr-ee) is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in...
- The Quaternary period (from 2.588 ± 0.005 million years ago to the present) has seen the extinctions of numerous predominantly megafaunal species, which...
- Quaternary ammonium cations, also known as quats, are positively charged polyatomic ions of the structure NR+ 4, R being an alkyl group or an aryl group...
- fourth geologic time period Quaternary glaciation, the current ice age Quaternary numeral system (base-4) in mathematics Quaternary Communications Encoding...
- Quaternary is an EP by the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released in 1994 on Elektra. The EP, which was initially going to be titled Leftovers,...
- Quaternary glaciation, also known as the Pleistocene glaciation, is an alternating series of glacial and interglacial periods during the Quaternary period...
- The quaternary prevention, concept coined by the Belgian general practitioner Marc Jamoulle, are the actions taken to identify a patient at risk of overmedicalisation...
- A quaternary carbon is a carbon atom bound to four other carbon atoms. For this reason, quaternary carbon atoms are found only in hydrocarbons having at...
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- A quaternary /kwəˈtɜːrnəri/ numeral system is base-4. It uses the digits 0, 1, 2 and 3 to represent any real number. Four is the largest number within...
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