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Tertiary
Tertiary 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.
Tertiary
Tertiary 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

- Tertiary is the former term for the geologic period from 65 million to 2.58 million years ago, a timespan that occurs between the su****ded Secondary...
- Tertiary education, also referred to as third stage, third level, and postsecondary education, is the educational level following the completion of a school...
- The tertiary sector or service sector is the third of the three economic sectors of the three-sector theory. The others are the secondary sector (approximately...
- ˈpeɪliə-/; also spelled Palaeogene or Palæogene; informally Lower Tertiary or Early Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 43 million years from...
- A tertiary color is a color made by mixing full saturation of one primary color with half saturation of another primary color and none of a third primary...
- A tertiary source is an index or textual consolidation of primary and secondary sources. Some tertiary sources are not to be used for academic research...
- Alcohols are then cl****ified into primary, secondary (sec-, s-), and tertiary (tert-, t-), based upon the number of carbon atoms connected to the carbon...
- A tertiary referral hospital (also called a tertiary hospital, tertiary referral center, or tertiary care center, or tertiary center) is a hospital that...
- Protein tertiary structure is the three dimensional shape of a protein. The tertiary structure will have a single polypeptide chain "backbone" with one...
- while an example of an aromatic amine would be diphenylamine. Tertiary (3°) amines—In tertiary amines, nitrogen has three organic substituents. Examples include...
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