Quinary system

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(Zool.) a fanciful classification based on the hypothesis that each group contains five types.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Liu, "Solid-liquid equilibria in the quinary system [Na.sup.+], [K.sup.+]//[Cl.sup.-], [Br.sup.-], S[O.sub.4.sup.2-]- [H.sub.2]O at 373 K," Jounal of Chemical and Engineering Data, vol.
He reiterates the conventional formula of comedy as a didactic imitation of civic life in order to bolster his assertion that it is a worthwhile endeavor, but then uses this commonplace to deftly shift to a humanist-kabbalistic argument, based on the divine design of the human body, its nature as a Virtruvian microcosm, and its perfection of form, according to a quinary system of composition: five senses; five extremities (the four limbs plus the head); five digits on the hands and feet; five principle parts of the head (eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and brain); and five constituent parts of the body (bones, nerves, veins, cartilage, and flesh).
At the same time, a quinary system of alloys has an extra degree of freedom, as compared to quaternary and ternary structures [8, 9].
The number of closure equation is one for ternary, three for quaternary and six for quinary system.
A quinary system has the following twenty binary interaction parameters: [A.sub.12], [A.sub.21]; [A.sub.13], [A.sub.31]; [A.sub.14], [A.sub.41]; [A.sub.15], [A.sub.51]; [A.sub.23], [A.sub.32]; [A.sub.24], [A.sub.42]; [A.sub.25], [A.sub.52]; [A.sub.34], [A.sub.43]; [A.sub.35], [A.sub.53]; and [A.sub.45], [A.sub.54].
Thus, number of feasible sets of parameter elimination of ternary system is 6, for quaternary system is 128 and for quinary system is 8000.
Therefore, for quaternary and quinary systems feasible sets involving parameters with only these pairings, termed as 'likely feasible sets' have been considered.
The results of parameter estimation along with the corresponding percentage gain values for the quaternary and quinary systems are given in Table 7 and Table 8, respectively.
The choice of the parameters to be eliminated to implement the closure equations plays a very important role in decreasing the rmsd values for quaternary and quinary systems. All likely feasible combinations of parameter elimination have been tried.
Li, "Liquid-Liquid Equilibria of Quaternary and Quinary Systems Including Sulfolane at 298.15 K," J.
Since the derivatives of the same Uralic root mean 'five' in Finno-Ugric, an earlier existence of a quinary system of counting should be supposed in Proto Uralic i.e., of the system, where the number 'five' had been the 'main number'.
Then too, these problems encouraged various systems of zoological classification: whole animal, the quinary system of William MacLeay (which used anatomical likeness as well similarities in manner of living), single organ or tissue comparison, single attribute or function (source of food, forms of the brain, methods of reproduction).