SECONDARY

secondary

1. [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"

2. [Noun]: coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil

3. [Noun]: the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen

4. belonging to a lower class or rank

5. inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"

6. not of major importance; "played a secondary role in world events"

7. depending on or incidental to what is original or primary; "a secondary infection"

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