prime

  1. a number that has no factor but itself and 1
  2. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  3. the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
  4. the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest

prime

[adj] - (math) of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers 2. [adj] - at the best stage 3. [n] - the second canonical hour 4. [n] - the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest 5. [n] - a number that has no factor but itself and 1 6. [v] - cover with a primer 7. [v] - fi...
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Prime

The second lowest of the five low partials of a bell. This partial is variously called the fundamental, the extra or the second partial.
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Prime

high line, pronated guard on the non-sword-arm side
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Prime

parry #1; blade down and to the inside, wrist pronated
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Prime

Prime adjective [ French, from Latin primus first, a superl. corresponding to the compar. prior former. See Prior , adjective , Foremost , Former , and confer Prim , adjective , Primary , Prince...
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Prime

Prime noun 1. The first part; the earliest stage; the beginning or opening, as of the day, the year, etc.; hence, the dawn; the spring. Chaucer. « In the very prime of the world.» Hooker. « Hope waits upon the flowery prime Waller....
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Prime

Prime transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Primed ; present participle & verbal noun Priming .] [ From Prime , adjective ] 1. To apply priming to, as a musket or a cannon; to apply a primer...
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Prime

Prime intransitive verb 1. To be renewed, or as at first. [ Obsolete] « Night's bashful empress, though she often wane, As oft repeats her darkness, primes again.» Quarles. 2. To serve as priming for the charge of a gun. 3. To work so that foaming ...
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prime

1. First in order of time; original; primeval; primitive; primary. 'Prime forests.' 'She was not the prime cause, but I myself.' (Milton) ... In this sense the word is nearly superseded by primitive, except in the phrase prime cost. ... 2. First in rank, degree, dignity, authority, or importance; as, prime minister. 'Prime virtues.' ... 3. First in...
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prime

meridian adjective being at the best stage of development; `our manhood`s prime vigor`- Robert Browning
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Prime

• (a.) Divisible by no number except itself or unity; as, 7 is a prime number. • (a.) Having no common factor; -- used with to; as, 12 is prime to 25. • (v. i.) To work so that foaming occurs from too violent ebullition, which causes water to become mixed with, and be carried along with, the steam that is formed; -- said of a steam b...
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Prime

(from the article `divine office`) ...are the solemn morning and evening prayers of the church. Terce, Sext, and None correspond to the mid-morning, noon, and mid-afternoon hours. ...
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prime

any positive integer greater than 1 that is divisible only by itself and 1; e.g., 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, ….[12 related articles]
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PRIME

Stands for Prescribed Right to Income and Maximum Equity, a certificate that entitles the owner to the dividend/income from an underlying security, but not to the capital appreciation of that security.
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PRIME

(Precision Recovery Including Maneuvering Entry) The second part of the United States Air Force START project on lifting bodies, following ASSET. It involved the development and reentry testing of the SV-5D, also known as the X-23A, a 2-meter-long, 1-meter-wide subscale version ...
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Prime

Stock that are said to be well finished enough to be ready for slaughter, ie stock that have adequate fat cover and general body shape and composition.
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prime

In painting, a first layer of paint or sizing applied to a surface that is to be painted.
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Prime

Soft crab measuring 4
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Prime

To make ready. The preparatory coating.
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Prime

Stock that are said to be well finished enough to be ready for slaughter, ie stock that have adequate fat cover and general body shape and composition.
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Prime

[liturgy] Prime, or the First Hour, is a fixed time of prayer of the traditional Divine Office (Canonical Hours), said at the first hour of daylight (approximately 6:00 a.m.), between the morning Hour of Lauds and the 9 a.m. Hour of Terce. It is part of the Christian liturgies of Eastern Christianity, but in the Latin Rite it was suppressed...
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Prime

[New Zealand] Prime is the second privately owned national free-to-air television broadcaster currently available within in New Zealand. The broadcaster airs a varied mix of programming, largely imported from Australia, the UK and the United States, as well as free-to-air rugby union, cricket, netball and rugby league matches. It was origin...
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Prime

[order theory] In mathematics, an element p of a partial order (P, ≤) is a meet prime element when p is the principal element of a principal prime ideal. Equivalently, if P is a lattice, p ≠ top, and for all a, b in P, ...
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Prime

[symbol] The prime symbol ( ′ ), double prime symbol ( ″ ), and triple prime symbol ( ‴ ), etc., are used to designate several different units and for various other purposes in mathematics, the sciences, linguistics and music. The prime symbol should not be confused with the apostrophe, single quotation mark, acute accent, or grave ac...
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