Definitions for "prime"
Keywords:  parry, pronated, scabbard, guard, sword
First in order of time; original; primeval; primitive; primary.
First in rank, degree, dignity, authority, or importance; as, prime minister.
First in excellence; of highest quality; as, prime wheat; a prime quality of cloth.
Keywords:  preem, sprint, prize, rider, beef
highest USDA grade designation for beef, veal, and lamb. The best grade for special aging and the one most often served in finer restaurants.
of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
a special award given to the leader on selected laps during a criterium, or the first rider to reach a certain landmark in a road or cross-country race. It's used to heighten the action. Pronounced "preem."
Keywords:  sci, shoujo, trilogy, romantic, thurman
a must-read, more so if you love sci-fi
a trilogy of romantic stories that are contrastingly sci-fi in nature
a trilogy of short stories that are sci-fi and yet shoujo in nature
Divisible by no number except itself or unity; as, 7 is a prime number.
Having no common factor; -- used with to; as, 12 is prime to 25.
A prime number. See under Prime, a.
Six made points in a row page top page top
six closed points in a row; sometimes used to mean a lesser number of consecutive closed points, as in "a five-point prime"
a sequence of six consecutive blocks
To create a vacuum inside the pump casing.
Charge of liquid required to begin pumping action when liquid source is lower than pump. Held in pump by a foot valve on the intake line or by a valve or chamber within the pump.
To fill a pump casing or siphon with water to remove air. Most pumps must be primed before start-up or they will not pump water.
To prepare; to make ready; to instruct beforehand; to post; to coach; as, to prime a witness; the boys are primed for mischief.
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.
An application of a bituminous material to a prepared base as a preliminary treatment to a more permanent bituminous surfacing.
Marked or distinguished by a mark (´) called a prime mark.
To mark with a prime mark.
a poor substitute for an apostrophe because it is too narrow to be immediately noticeable and because it just looks plain bad
To apply priming to, as a musket or a cannon; to apply a primer to, as a metallic cartridge.
To serve as priming for the charge of a gun.
insert a primer into (a gun, mine, charge, etc.) preparatory to detonation or firing; "prime a cannon"; "prime a mine"
Prime is a fictional character, a superhero created by Bob Jacob, Gerard Jones, and Len Strazewski. He debuted in Prime #1 under Malibu's Ultraverse imprint and was one of its flagship characters next to Mantra and Hardcase. The character design was credited to Brett Blevins The character also appeared in the superhero group Ultraforce.
In Science Fiction, the designation Prime can refer to a planet which is closest to the star in a given star system. Alternatively, the Prime designation can refer to the only planet of a given star. Often, the planets will be numbered according to their relative distance from a star.
the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
at the best stage; "our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning
The interest rate that commercial banks charge their most creditworthy borrowers,...
The interest rate banks charge to their most creditworthy customers. The rate is determined by the market forces affecting a bank's cost of funds and the rates.
same as prime rate
Socum in Vigroth. A relationship within a Cord between two individuals which involves constant mirroring. Within Lobot Cord, Ahllie and Tarrilip were Prime, Coginna and Mongaussie were Prime, Billics and Selggie were Prime. Lockksie and Parrsie were also Prime.
Keywords:  lecherous, lewd, lustful
Lecherous; lustful; lewd.
Prime is a fixed time of prayer of the traditional Divine Office, said at 6 a.m., of almost all the traditional Christian liturgies. In the Roman Catholic Church it has been suppressed for normative use after the reforms of the Second Vatican Council (Sacrosanctum Concilium, para. IV.89d).
An inch, as composed of twelve seconds in the duodecimal system; -- denoted by [´]. See 2d Inch, n., 1.
The components of a video signal are represented by specific symbols, such as "Y" for luminance. If the signal has gamma compensation applied then a "prime" symbol is added to denote modified signal. In the case of a gamma compensated signal, it would be denoted as Y'.
A mathematical term, that denotes a number that can only be divided by itself and "1." This term is often used by the Reconnections to denote a person who is in his "Christing" or "Reconnection Universe." This is the incarnation where he (or she) gets to realize his Oneness with everything and everyone---and to integrate all these various wandering "aspects" back into his definition of who and what he is.
To lay the first color, coating, or preparation upon (a surface), as in painting; as, to prime a canvas, a wall.
In painting, the first layer of paint.
Used in the phrase "prime contractor" to designate a company which has been awarded a contract by the government agency; this company in turn may obtain material required by the contract from a subcontractor. Also the first coat of paint or the feeding of a pump start-up.
Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs Act: The U.S. Small Business Administration plans to issue Federal grants awards to qualified organizations under PRIME to provide training and technical assistance to disadvantaged microentrepreneurs. These organizations include: non-profit microenterprise development organizations or programs; intermediaries; other microenterprise development organizations or programs that are accountable to a local community, working in conjuction with a State or local government or Indian tribe; or Indian tribes acting on their own, with proper certification that no other qualified organization exists within their jurisdiction.
Keywords:  dialyzer, ation, malt, prior, dialysis
The act of adding sugar or light dry malt to the beer after ferment ation and prior to bottling. This sugar gives the remaining yeast some food to eat, the result is carbonation!(empty)
The normal saline used to fill the lines and dialyzer and lines prior to dialysis.
fill with priming liquid; "prime a car engine"
the most populated of the earths; between Waterworld and Ortho (cf Tirdia)
The Arcanum of pure magical force and structure, capable of enchanting items and manipulating pure Mana.
The act of initially introducing ink to a inkjet printhead and forcing ink out of the orifices to expel air from the chamber or the ink manifold.
To induce an initial sensitization to antigen.
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 boiler.
Any number expressing the combining weight or equivalent of any particular element; -- so called because these numbers were respectively reduced to their lowest relative terms on the fixed standard of hydrogen as 1.
The second lowest of the five low partials of a bell. This partial is variously called the fundamental, the extra or the second partial.
The lowest rate a financial institution charges its best customers.
Keywords:  hagio, overlooked, minor, output, read
a good, often overlooked read but in terms of Hagio's output it's a very very minor work
Acronym for the Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory, a dedicated research and service facility for AMS. See the PRIME Web site.
Keywords:  damn, tough, kill, animal
a damn tough animal to kill
An ideal in a lattice is said to be prime, if, for all elements and in , ∧ in implies in or in . The dual notion is called a prime filter. Equivalently, a set is a prime filter if and only if its complement is a prime ideal.
Keywords:  prune, trim, trees
To trim or prune, as trees.
Keywords:  pipeline, valve, primary
Primary valve on Pipeline
Keywords:  yes, indicates, unit
Indicates if unit is to be primed. (YES/NO)
a conceptual frame that is typically activated through language (though images are possible as well)
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.
Invoices assigned to the lender, against which advances are made.
A floating-rate pricing option. Borrowed funds are priced daily and may be repaid at any time without penalty.
Keywords:  essential, purchase
an essential purchase
Keywords:  plane, world, someone, single, material
The Prime Material Plane or someone from that plane. Also a single prime-material world.
A television term referring to the evening time periods – usually 7pm-11pm.
Keywords:  leads, event, run, organizes, person
The person who organizes and leads a run or event.
Keywords:  apply, cover
cover with a primer; apply a primer to
Keywords:  index, credit, line, value
The value of the index used for a line of credit.