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Definition of Tertiary
TertiaryTertiary Ter"ti*a*ry, n.; pl. Tertiaries.
1. (R. C. Ch.) A member of the Third Order in any monastic
system; as, the Franciscan tertiaries; the Dominican
tertiaries; the Carmelite tertiaries. See Third Order,
under Third. --Addis & Arnold.
2. (Geol.) The Tertiary era, period, or formation.
3. (Zo["o]l.) One of the quill feathers which are borne upon
the basal joint of the wing of a bird. See Illust. of
Bird. TertiaryTertiary Ter"ti*a*ry, a. [L. tertiarius containing a third
part, fr. tertius third: cf. F. tertiaire. See Tierce.]
1. Being of the third formation, order, or rank; third; as, a
tertiary use of a word. --Trench.
2. (Chem.) Possessing some quality in the third degree;
having been subjected to the substitution of three atoms
or radicals; as, a tertiary alcohol, amine, or salt. Cf.
Primary, and Secondary.
Meaning of Tertiary from wikipedia
(/ˈtɜːr.ʃə.ri, ˈtɜːr.ʃiˌɛr.i/ TUR-shə-ree, TUR-shee-err-ee) is a widely
used but obsolete
term for the geologic period
from 66 million to 2.6 million...
- A tertiary source
is an index
or textual consolidation
sources. Some tertiary sources
can be used as an aid to find other
- The tertiary sector
of the economy, generally known
as the service
sector, is the third
of the three economic sectors
of the three-sector theory, (also...
education, also referred
to as third-level, third-stage or post-secondary education, is the educational level following
- A tertiary color
or intermediate color
is a color
made by mixing
of one primary color
with half saturation
of another primary color
- A tertiary carbon
atom is a carbon
to three other carbon
atoms. For this reason, tertiary carbon atoms
only in hydrocarbons
- A tertiary referral hospital
hospital, tertiary referral
care center, or tertiary
center) is a hospital
of this article include primary
(R2CHOH) and tertiary
(R3COH) alcohols. The suffix
in the IUPAC chemical
of an aromatic amine would
be diphenylamine. Tertiary
(3°) amines—In tertiary
has three organic
- -lee-oh-; also spelled Palaeogene
or Palæogene; informally Lower Tertiary
or Early Tertiary
) is a geologic period
43 million years
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