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  • as infour
  • as infour

synonyms for quaternary

  • quadruple
  • quadruplicate
  • tetrad
  • quadrigeminal
  • quadripartite
  • quadrivial
  • quaternate
See also synonyms for: quaternaries
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How to use quaternary in a sentence

El Centro Regional is not a tertiary or quaternary care center, meaning it’s not a hospital with extensive specialty service or care.
‘LIKE DROWNING IN SLOW MOTION’: LIFE ON THE GROUND AT ONE OF AMERICA’S HARDEST-HIT COVID-19 HOSPITALSMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
And the bones of man himself appear, extending through what is known as the Quaternary or Pleistocene period.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Subspeciation has been enhanced by the late Quaternary mountain building which was prevalent over the western United States.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
A distinct species characterised the Quaternary deposits of South America.
MYTHICAL MONSTERSCHARLES GOULD
The Tertiary and Quaternary formations are partly of marine and partly of terrestrial and fresh-water origin.
GEOLOGYJAMES GEIKIE
The Post-tertiary or Quaternary division comprises the concluding chapters of geological history.
GEOLOGYJAMES GEIKIE
It grows by cell-division, the cell dividing into four, eight, or sixteen parts on a quaternary scale.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The same antecedent shall produce, for instance, different consequents at the Carboniferous epoch and at the Quaternary.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
These are sometimes called Quaternary, under the mistaken idea that they belong to an age succeeding the Tertiary period.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
This is divided into two quite distinct sections, the Tertiary and the Quaternary.
THE MEANING OF EVOLUTIONSAMUEL CHRISTIAN SCHMUCKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO QUATERNARY

  • quadrigeminal
  • quadripartition
  • quadrivium
  • quadrumvirate
  • quadruple
  • quadruplet
  • quadruplets
  • quartet
  • quartette
  • quaternary
  • quaternion
  • quaternity
  • tetrad
  • tetralogy
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