a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors.
A color produced by mixing two additive primary colors in equal proportions. The secondary colors are cyan (a mixture of blue and green), magenta (a mixture of blue and red), and yellow (a mixture of green and red). Each secondary color is also the complementary color (or complement) of the primary color whose wavelength it does not contain. Thus cyan is the complement of red, magenta is the complement of green, and yellow is the complement of blue. See Note at color.
- Secondary colour
noun 1. a colour formed by mixing two primary colours Sometimes shortened to secondary
noun, Ecology. 1. (in the food chain) a carnivore that feeds only upon herbivores. secondary consumer See under consumer.
noun, Sociology. 1. communication or relationship between people characterized by impersonal and detached interest on the part of those involved.
- Secondary damage
When a fatal error occurs (especially a segfault) the immediate cause may be that a pointer has been trashed due to a previous fandango on core. However, this fandango may have been due to an *earlier* fandango, so no amount of analysis will reveal (directly) how the damage occurred. “The data structure was clobbered, but […]