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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one adj. - Coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude; Consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four.

Usage examples (38)
  • The quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present
  • Other injuries caused by an explosion, such as burns, are called quaternary injuries.
  • The quaternary is the most perfect number, and the root of other numbers, and of all things.
  • The current one is known as the quaternary glaciation and started about 4 million years ago. for more
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