Part of speech:
Suitable for application to the outside:
Relating to, on, or at a surface:
Of or constituting a margin
Having dominant or controlling power or influence:
Farther from the centre of the inside.
Residing in or dependent on essential nature; intrinsic:
Of, relating to, or being on or near the outer side; outer:
Occurring or likely to occur as an unpredictable or minor consequence:
(Music) Relating to or being a minor scale.
Possessing some quality, or having been subject to some operation (as substitution), in the second degree; as, a secondary salt, a secondary amine, etc. Compare primary.
Based on a major scale:
Used or done on a living cell or tissue:
(computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
Aloof or chilly:
(UK) Short form of border morris or border dancing; a vigorous style of traditional English dance originating from villages along the border between England and Wales, performed by a team of dancers usually with their faces disguised with black makeup.
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