Definitions of prime:
  • noun:   a number that has no factor but itself and 1
  • noun:   the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
  • noun:   the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
  • noun:   the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  • verb:   insert a primer into (a gun, mine, charge, etc.) preparatory to detonation or firing
    Example: "Prime a cannon"
  • verb:   fill with priming liquid
    Example: "Prime a car engine"
  • verb:   cover with a primer; apply a primer to
  • adjective:   at the best stage
    Example: "Our manhood's prime vigor- Robert Browning"
  • adjective:   of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers
    Example: "Prime number"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11799)

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