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SECONDARY, construction. That which comes after the first, which is primary: as, the primary law of, nations the secondary law of nations.

SECONDARY, English law. An officer who is second or next to the chief officer; as secondaries to the prothonotaries of the courts of king's bench, or common pleas; secondary of the remembrancer in the exchequer, &c. Jacob, L. D. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The new FSC language will evolve, taking on additional eCydialectseCO further along the line through secondary colour schemes.
For instance, Chapter 3 starts with (1) why jadeite comes in so many colours, and then points out the differences between (2) the primary colouring elements Fe, Cr and Mn, and the secondary colours caused by oxidation and decomposition, and ends with (3) the 'base' or 'fabric' of fei cui jade.
"I've only use the three primary colours in creating the pieces," Maria explains -- the secondary colours being a result of the mixing and blending of the acrylics, watercolours, crayons and fabrics with which she works.
Samrah explained the elements of the main identity, its primary and secondary colours and guidelines.
But her ideas were not as inflexible as might seem for while she also designed single-colour borders she did so HOME But for those who may not trust their instinct, Jekyll, drawing upon her training as an artist, did lay down some useful ground rules based upon the theory of the colour wheel in which the spectrum is shown as a rainbow circle of primary and secondary colours.
Howard Hodgkin (b 1932) paints his frames to "make us see the picture as an object made of wood and paint rather than a window into another reality." Press the button on the colour wheel to see how it makes white, or breaks down into primary colours (red, blue, yellow) and secondary colours (green, orange, violet).