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KK Pronunciation

〔 praIm 〕


〔 praim 〕

Overview of noun prime

The noun prime has 4 senses

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)