What is secondary?

  • (noun): The defensive football players who line up behind the linemen.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on secondary:

Education In Singapore - Secondary Education - Admission To Post-secondary Institutions
... Upon completion of the 4- or 5-year secondary school education, students (excluding IP students) will participate in the annual Singaporean GCE 'O' Level, the results of which determine which pre-universities or ... Students who wish to pursue vocational education go on to post-secondary institutions such as the polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), where they receive a diploma upon successful ... course at junior colleges after graduating from secondary school is determined by the L1R5 (first language + 5 relevant subjects) scoring system ...
Longueuil - Education
... There are two secondary schools in Longueuil operated by the Riverside School Board Centennial Regional High School in Greenfield Park and Heritage Regional High School in Saint-Hubert ... There are seven secondary schools in Longueuil operated by the Commission scolaire Marie-Victorin ... There are also three private francophone secondary schools, all of which are in Le Vieux-Longueuil ...
Auriga (constellation) - Notable Features - Stars - Bright Stars
... giants, more specifically, the primary is a G-type star and the secondary is between a G-type and F-type star in its evolution ... The secondary is formally classified as a G0III class star (G-type giant) ... solar radii (R☉) and a mass of 2.47 solar masses (M☉) the secondary has a radius of 8.75 R☉ and a mass of 2.44 M☉ ...

More definitions of "secondary":

  • (adj): Not of major importance.
    Example: "Played a secondary role in world events"
  • (adj): Depending on or incidental to what is original or primary.
    Example: "A secondary infection"
  • (adj): Belonging to a lower class or rank.
  • (adj): Of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate.
    Example: "The stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams"

Famous quotes containing the word secondary:

    Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    The prime purpose of being four is to enjoy being four—of secondary importance is to prepare for being five.
    Jim Trelease (20th century)

    Readers are less and less seen as mere non-writers, the subhuman “other” or flawed derivative of the author; the lack of a pen is no longer a shameful mark of secondary status but a positively enabling space, just as within every writer can be seen to lurk, as a repressed but contaminating antithesis, a reader.
    Terry Eagleton (b. 1943)