Definitions for "Tertiary"
The Tertiary era, period, or formation.
The first period of the Cenozoic era covering from 65 to 2 million years ago. It is divided into five epochs. View timeline of geologic events.
First sub-era of the Cenozoic Era, which began about 65 Ma ago and lasted approximately 63 Ma.
Being of the third formation, order, or rank; third; as, a tertiary use of a word.
Possessing some quality in the third degree; having been subjected to the substitution of three atoms or radicals; as, a tertiary alcohol, amine, or salt. Cf. Primary, and Secondary.
Later than, or subsequent to, the Secondary.
Keywords:  quill, illust, tertial, bird, wing
Growing on the innermost joint of a bird's wing; tertial; -- said of quills.
One of the quill feathers which are borne upon the basal joint of the wing of a bird. See Illust. of Bird.
Keywords:  topple
Lateral or panel openings (e.g., ramp, crosscut).
an institution developed in the 13th century, whereby a lay person could live a life devoted to religion without being a full member of a community
High Risk level of intervention on eligibility criteria.
Keywords:  fourth, coming, second, position
coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position