[ adjective ] 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"
Used in print(The New York Times,...)
Their secondary hero is another pro , Willie_Chisholm , who drank his lunch during another Open and tried to blast his way out of a rock strewn gully .(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)
There may be a number of secondary effects resulting from diffusion through buildings such_as widespread contamination of kitchens , restaurants , food stores , hospitals , etc. .
The secondary consequences from this could be very serious and must be taken into consideration in planning for defense .(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)
It is characterized by the presence of incompletely developed secondary lobules ; well defined , but haphazardly arranged , interlobular septa and a thick , remarkably vascular pleura ( fig. 9 ) .
In this instance , because of incomplete septation , the secondary lobule does not constitute in itself what appears to be a small individual lung as in type 1 , .
[ adjective ] not of major importance
"played a secondary role in world events"
[ adjective ] belonging to a lower class or rank
[ adjective ] depending on or incidental to what is original or primary
"a secondary infection"