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Definition of Quaternary

Quaternary a. means: Later than, or subsequent to, the Tertiary; Post-tertiary; as, the Quaternary age, or Age of man.

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Quaternary a. means: Later than, or subsequent to, the Tertiary; Post-tertiary; as, the Quaternary age, or Age of man.

Meaning of Quaternary

Quaternary (a.) means: Later than, or subsequent to, the Tertiary; Post-tertiary; as, the Quaternary age, or Age of man.

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Quaternary (n.): The Quaternary age, era, or formation. See the Chart of Geology.

Quaternary (a.): Later than, or subsequent to, the Tertiary; Post-tertiary; as, the Quaternary age, or Age of man.

Quaternary (n.): The number four.

Quaternary (a.): Consisting of four; by fours, or in sets of four.

Posttertiary (a.): Following, or more recent than, the Tertiary; Quaternary.

Postpliocene (a.): Of or pertaining to the period immediately following the Pliocene; Pleistocene. Also used as a noun. See Quaternary.

Megalonyx (n.): An extinct quaternary mammal, of great size, allied to the sloth.

Loess (n.): A quaternary deposit, usually consisting of a fine yellowish earth, on the banks of the Rhine and other large rivers.

Megatherium (n.): An extinct gigantic quaternary mammal, allied to the ant-eaters and sloths. Its remains are found in South America.

Thinolite (n.): A calcareous tufa, in part crystalline, occurring on a large scale as a shore deposit about the Quaternary lake basins of Nevada.

Glyptodon (n.): An extinct South American quaternary mammal, allied to the armadillos. It was as large as an ox, was covered with tessellated scales, and had fluted teeth.

Cenozoic (a.): Belonging to the most recent division of geological time, including the tertiary, or Age of mammals, and the Quaternary, or Age of man. [Written also caenozoic, cainozoic, kainozoic.] See Geology.

Quaternate (a.): Composed of, or arranged in, sets of four; quaternary; as, quaternate leaves.

Diprotodon (n.): An extinct Quaternary marsupial from Australia, about as large as the hippopotamus; -- so named because of its two large front teeth. See Illustration in Appendix.

Champlain period (): A subdivision of the Quaternary age immediately following the Glacial period; -- so named from beds near Lake Champlain.

Mastodon (n.): An extinct genus of mammals closely allied to the elephant, but having less complex molar teeth, and often a pair of lower, as well as upper, tusks, which are incisor teeth. The species were mostly larger than elephants, and their romains occur in nearly all parts of the world in deposits ranging from Miocene to late Quaternary time.

Quantic (n.): A homogeneous algebraic function of two or more variables, in general containing only positive integral powers of the variables, and called quadric, cubic, quartic, etc., according as it is of the second, third, fourth, fifth, or a higher degree. These are further called binary, ternary, quaternary, etc., according as they contain two, three, four, or more variables; thus, the quantic / is a binary cubic.

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Meaning of Quaternary

Quaternary means: The Quaternary age, era, or formation. See the Chart of Geology.

Meaning of Quaternary

Quaternary means: Later than, or subsequent to, the Tertiary; Post-tertiary; as, the Quaternary age, or Age of man.

Meaning of Quaternary

Quaternary means: The number four.

Meaning of Quaternary

Quaternary means: Consisting of four; by fours, or in sets of four.

Meaning of Posttertiary

Posttertiary means: Following, or more recent than, the Tertiary; Quaternary.

Meaning of Postpliocene

Postpliocene means: Of or pertaining to the period immediately following the Pliocene; Pleistocene. Also used as a noun. See Quaternary.

Meaning of Megalonyx

Megalonyx means: An extinct quaternary mammal, of great size, allied to the sloth.

Meaning of Loess

Loess means: A quaternary deposit, usually consisting of a fine yellowish earth, on the banks of the Rhine and other large rivers.

Meaning of Megatherium

Megatherium means: An extinct gigantic quaternary mammal, allied to the ant-eaters and sloths. Its remains are found in South America.

Meaning of Thinolite

Thinolite means: A calcareous tufa, in part crystalline, occurring on a large scale as a shore deposit about the Quaternary lake basins of Nevada.

Meaning of Glyptodon

Glyptodon means: An extinct South American quaternary mammal, allied to the armadillos. It was as large as an ox, was covered with tessellated scales, and had fluted teeth.

Meaning of Cenozoic

Cenozoic means: Belonging to the most recent division of geological time, including the tertiary, or Age of mammals, and the Quaternary, or Age of man. [Written also caenozoic, cainozoic, kainozoic.] See Geology.

Meaning of Quaternate

Quaternate means: Composed of, or arranged in, sets of four; quaternary; as, quaternate leaves.

Meaning of Diprotodon

Diprotodon means: An extinct Quaternary marsupial from Australia, about as large as the hippopotamus; -- so named because of its two large front teeth. See Illustration in Appendix.

Meaning of Champlain period

Champlain period means: A subdivision of the Quaternary age immediately following the Glacial period; -- so named from beds near Lake Champlain.

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Meaning of Glass

Glass means: A hard, brittle, translucent, and commonly transparent substance, white or colored, having a conchoidal fracture, and made by fusing together sand or silica with lime, potash, soda, or lead oxide. It is used for window panes and mirrors, for articles of table and culinary use, for lenses, and various articles of ornament.

Meaning of Relieving

Relieving means: of Relieve

Meaning of Stipulated

Stipulated means: of Stipulate

Meaning of Tilt

Tilt means: To cover with a tilt, or awning.

Meaning of Unseat

Unseat means: Specifically, to deprive of the right to sit in a legislative body, as for fraud in election.

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