quaternary

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin quaternārius (containing or consisting of four), from quaternī (four each”, “four at a time) + -ārius (whence the English suffix -ary); compare the French quaternaire.

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Adjective[edit]

quaternary (not comparable)

  1. Of fourth rank or order.
  2. Of a mathematical expression containing e.g. x4.

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