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Adjective secondary has 5 senses
  1. secondary - of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams"
    primary, capital, direct, firsthand, first-string, original, particular, special
  2. junior-grade, inferior, lower, lower-ranking, lowly, petty, secondary, subaltern, subordinate - inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
    Antonym: senior (indirect, via junior)
  3. secondary - depending on or incidental to what is original or primary; "a secondary infection"
    basic (indirect, via incidental)
  4. secondary - not of major importance; "played a secondary role in world events"
    major (indirect, via minor)
  5. secondary - belonging to a lower class or rank
    dominant (indirect, via subordinate)
Noun secondary has 2 senses
  1. secondary - the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 is a member of football team, eleven
    --1 has member: back
  2. secondary coil, secondary winding, secondary - coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    --2 is a kind of coil
    --2 is a part of transformer
second thought second to none second trimester second unit director second wind second world war secondaires secondarily secondary secondary amenorrhea secondary care secondary cell secondary censorship secondary coil secondary dentition secondary diagonal secondary dysmenorrhea

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