qualities, primary/secondary

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  • Primary/secondary quality distinction — The primary/secondary quality distinction is a conceptual distinction in epistemology and metaphysics, concerning the nature of reality. It is most explicitly articulated by John Locke in his Essay concerning Human Understanding , but earlier… …   Wikipedia

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  • Secondary qualities — Secondary Sec ond*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. secondaire, L. secundaire. See {Second}, a.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate. [1913 Webster] Wheresoever… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Secondary — Sec ond*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. secondaire, L. secundaire. See {Second}, a.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate. [1913 Webster] Wheresoever there is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Secondary accent — Secondary Sec ond*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. secondaire, L. secundaire. See {Second}, a.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate. [1913 Webster] Wheresoever… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Secondary age — Secondary Sec ond*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. secondaire, L. secundaire. See {Second}, a.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate. [1913 Webster] Wheresoever… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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