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 […]
- Secondary degeneration
secondary degeneration n. See wallerian degeneration.