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quinary

(ˈkwaɪnərɪ)
adj
1. consisting of fives or by fives
2. fifth in a series
3. (Mathematics) (of a number system) having a base of five
n, pl -ries
a set of five
[C17: from Latin quīnārius containing five, from quīnī five each]
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Quinary

 a set of five things.
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A naturalist, struck by a parallelism of this nature in any one class, by arbitrarily raising or sinking the value of the groups in other classes (and all our experience shows that this valuation has hitherto been arbitrary), could easily extend the parallelism over a wide range; and thus the septenary, quinary, quaternary, and ternary classifications have probably arisen.
Quinary prevention, a newly coined term, promotes the avoidance of hearsay and misinformation which may impede efforts to control diabetes.
It is clear that, contrary to the impression that Sanusi seeks to give (namely, that the Baatonu numeration system is base five or quinary), the reality is not that simple.
Wang, "Quinary icosahedral quasicrystalline Ti-V-Ni-Mn-Cr alloy: A novel anode material for Ni-MH rechargeable batteries," Materials Letters, vol.
When n = 2, a quinary number was embedded in each pair of pixels.
[22] employed scattering transform which first proposed by [23] to extract features combined with local binary patterns (LBP) and local quinary patterns (LQP) for lung cancer detection which proved to be robust to small deformations in the images.
The Quinary level represents how community factors could intersect with youths, parent/family, peer, and school factors.
Lai also surveys the colors employed in early Chinese artifacts from the Neolithic to the Western Han and contends that "magicoreligious practices" influenced the shift from a binary red-black system to a quinary five-color system in the Eastern Zhou (p.
By now, a number of studies on the Br-bearing phase equilibria have been done, such as quaternary systems KCl-KBr-[K.sub.2]S[O.sub.4]-[H.sub.2]O at 323 K, 348 K, and 373 K [5-7], NaBr-Sr[Br.sub.2]-Mg[Br.sub.2]-[H.sub.2]O and KBr-Sr[Br.sub.2]-Mg[Br.sub.2]-[H.sub.2]O at 323 K [8], and quinary system [Na.sup.+], [K.sup.+]//[Cl.sup.-], [Br.sup.-], and S[O.sub.4]2-[H.sub.2]O at 373 K [9].
The absorption peak around 3014.4 [cm.sup.-1] can be attributed to the stretching vibration of methylene group in the carbon-nitrogen quinary heterocyclic structures of DADMAC and its deformation vibration is around 960.4 [cm.sup.-1] [23].
Freear, "Quinary excitation method for pulse compression ultrasound measurements", Ultrasonics, vol.