Meaning of Tertiaries

English: Tertiaries
Hindi: तिगुना
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

of the third order, rank, stage, formation, etc.; third.

Definition: 2

Chemistry. noting or containing a carbon atom united to three other carbon atoms. formed by replacement of three atoms or groups.

Definition: 3

(initial capital letter) Geology. noting or pertaining to the period forming the earlier part of the Cenozoic Era, occurring from 65 million to 2 million years ago, characterized by the development and proliferation of mammals.

Definition: 4

Ornithology, tertial.

Definition: 5

Ecclesiastical. noting or pertaining to a branch, or third order, of certain religious orders that consists of lay members living in community (regular tertiaries) or living in the world (secular tertiaries)