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KK Pronunciation

〔 praIm 〕

Pronunciation

〔 praim 〕

Overview of noun prime

#### The noun prime has 4 senses

**prime, prime quantity**-- (a number that has no factor but itself and 1)**flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush**-- (the period of greatest prosperity or productivity)**prime**-- (the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.)**prime, prime of life**-- (the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest)

Overview of verb prime

#### The verb prime has 3 senses

**prime**-- (insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing; "prime a cannon"; "prime a mine")**prime, ground, undercoat**-- (cover with a primer; apply a primer to)**prime**-- (fill with priming liquid; "prime a car engine")

Overview of adj prime

#### The adj prime has 5 senses

**premier, prime**-- (first in rank or degree; "an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister")**prime**-- (used of the first or originating agent; "prime mover")**choice, prime, prize, quality, select**-- (of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches")**prime**-- (of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers; "prime number")**prime, meridian**-- (being at the best stage of development; "our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning)