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secondary (n):
coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
secondary (n):
the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
secondary (s):
belonging to a lower class or rank
secondary (s):
not of major importance
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played a secondary role in world events
secondary (a):
being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate
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the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher.
a secondary source.
a secondary issue.
secondary streams
secondary (s):
depending on or incidental to what is original or primary
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a secondary infection
secondary (s):
inferior in rank or status
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the junior faculty.
a lowly corporal.
petty officialdom.
a subordinate functionary

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Oil and water don't mix


If you add oil to water, the oil tries to stay separate. This proverb is a way of saying that certain people or characteristics do not go together.


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