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sec·ond·ar·y

 (sĕk′ən-dĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary: concerns that are secondary.
2.
a. Following what is first in time or sequence: secondary fermentation.
b. Of or relating to secondary schools.
3.
a. Derived from what is primary or original: literary criticism viewed as secondary to literature itself.
b. Not immediate or direct: a secondary source of information.
4. Of, relating to, or being the shorter flight feathers projecting along the inner edge of a bird's wing.
5. Electricity Having an induced current that is generated by an inductively coupled primary. Used of a circuit or coil.
6. Chemistry
a. Relating to, or having a carbon atom that is attached to two other carbon atoms in a molecule.
b. Relating to the replacement of two of several atoms or groups in a compound, such as an amine in which two valences of the functional group are taken by carbon atoms.
7. Geology Produced from another mineral by decay or alteration.
8. Of or relating to a secondary color or colors.
9. Being a degree of health care intermediate between primary care and tertiary care, as that typically offered at a community hospital.
10. Botany Of, relating to, or derived from a lateral meristem, especially a cambium.
n. pl. sec·ond·ar·ies
1. One that acts in an auxiliary, subordinate, or inferior capacity.
2. One of the shorter flight feathers projecting along the inner edge of a bird's wing.
3. Electricity A coil or circuit having an induced current.
4.
a. Astronomy A celestial body that orbits another; a satellite.
b. The dimmer star of a binary star.
5. A secondary color.
6. Football The defensive backfield.

sec′ond·ar′i·ly (-dâr′ə-lē) adv.
sec′ond·ar′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.secondarily - of secondary import; "secondarily affected"
in the first place, primarily - of primary import; "this is primarily a question of economics"; "it was in the first place a local matter"
Translations

secondarily

[ˈsɛkəndərɪli] advsecondairement

secondarily

advin zweiter Linie
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This accident, depending primarily on the skill and virtue of the parties, of which there is every degree, and secondarily on patrimony, falls unequally, and its rights of course are unequal.
The published portraits insisted primarily upon an immense black moustache, and secondarily upon a fierceness behind the moustache.
My reading for reading's sake, as I had hitherto done it, was at an end, and I read primarily for the sake of writing about the book in hand, and secondarily for the pleasure it might give me.
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He was so far from conceiving of love for woman apart from marriage that he positively pictured to himself first the family, and only secondarily the woman who would give him a family.
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Driven by ideas and only secondarily concerned with how they became materially visible, LeWitt's prior work shunned illusionism and aestheticism alike.
Conversation came easily, primarily due to her effervescent personality and only secondarily to my curiosity.