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Definition of Tertiary

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 (/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...
- Tertiary education, also referred to as third-level, third-stage or post-secondary education, is the educational level following the completion of secondary...
- A tertiary color or intermediate color is a color made by mixing full saturation of one primary color with half saturation of another primary color and...
- The tertiary sector of the economy, generally known as the service sector, is the third of the three economic sectors in the three-sector model (also known...
- A tertiary source is an index or textual consolidation of already published primary and secondary sources that does not provide additional interpretations...
- Look up tertiary in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The Tertiary is a geologic period. Tertiary (from Latin, meaning 'third' or 'of the third degree/order...
- A tertiary referral hospital (also called a tertiary hospital, tertiary referral center, tertiary care center, or tertiary center) is a hospital that provides...
- The Neogene (/ˈniː.ədʒiːn/ NEE-ə-jeen), informally Upper Tertiary or Late Tertiary, is a geologic period and system that spans 20.45 million years from...
- Protein tertiary structure is the three dimensional shape of a protein. The tertiary structure will have a single polypeptide chain "backbone" with one...
- PAY-lee-; also spelled Palaeogene or Palæogene; informally Lower Tertiary or Early Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 43 million years from...