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  • n. Plural form of tertiary.


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  • Several religious congregations are called tertiaries of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • These are what Burton identifies as the tertiaries,11 the brokers between organizational networks. 12 In each of these examples, there are leadership roles whose value and appropriateness depend upon the state of the network.

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  • a Third Order for lay people as a regularly organized confraternity anywhere else, though we learn from documents that single individuals were termed tertiaries among the Indians.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Your exercise in part 4 … is painting with a triad of secondaries (not primaries) resulting in a composition of tertiaries ( The red in the orange intensifies the red in the purple, while the yellow in the orange and the blue in the purple mix into a graying green for the mixture); a beautifully subtle limited pallete and a good painting exercise.

    The Color Wheel, Part 6

  • But the idea that Chroma exists, and that it can be manipulated in helpful ways, is usually a new idea to explain, especially when teaching that novice how to mix tertiaries (low Chroma Hues) from Saturated palette of color (high Chroma primaries and secondaries, i.e., the Spectral Palette).

    The Color Wheel, Part 3

  • I've been working on revisions of the third book, and I've got two fully blown tertiaries who are integral to the solution of the crime.

    October 2007

  • If I have a color wheel made up of lets say 12 sections. 3 primaries 3 secondaries and 6 tertiaries and lets say I superimposed a value wheel that represented those colors over the color wheel.

    James Perry Wilson’s Dioramas, Part 2

  • In the beginning, tertiaries were permitted to don the habit of the order with which they were affiliated.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • George's book gave a really good perspective on building characters at a time I was struggling with secondary and tertiaries.

    My mechanic Steve

  • What works for me is to name my secondary characters off the bat, but leave some of the tertiaries for later.

    April 2006


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