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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of making something ready; The first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface; Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : a prime requisite. ,a prime example. ,the prime authority on Chaucer. ,prime building lots. ,This ale is prime! ,prime...
  • Noun : the prime of youth. ,a man in his prime. ,a, a′
  • Verb (used with object) : The politician was primed by his aides for the press conference
  • What I have seen is about as fine in grain as what we call priming powder in the navy. for more
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