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prime

noun

1 prime

A natural number that has exactly two distinct natural number divisors: 1 and itself.

synonym: prime quantity.

Roget 84: number, symbol, numeral, figure, cipher, digit, integer; counter; round number; formula; function; series.    sum, difference, ... show more

Roget 125: morning, morn, forenoon, a.   m., prime, dawn, daybreak; dayspring, foreday, sunup; peep of day, break of day; aurora; first blush of the morning, ... show more



2 prime

The period of greatest prosperity or productivity.

synonyms: bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flower, flush, heyday, peak.

Roget 648: goodness etc. adj.; excellence, merit; virtue etc. 944; value, worth, price.    super-excellence, supereminence; superiority ... show more

Dutch: bloeiperiode, bloeitijd, hoogtijdagen
Polish: szczyt

3 prime

The second canonical hour; about 6 a.m..

Polish: pryma

4 prime

The time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest.

synonym: prime of life.

verb

1 prime

Insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing.

Roget 673: prepare; get ready, make ready; make preparations, settle preliminaries, get up, sound the note of preparation.    set in order, put in order etc. (arrange) 60; forecast ... show more

2 prime

Cover with a primer; apply a primer to.

synonyms: ground, undercoat.

Roget 537: teach, instruct, educate, edify, school, tutor; cram, prime, coach; enlighten etc. (inform) 527.    inculcate, ... show more

Dutch: gronden

3 prime

Fill with priming liquid.

adjective

1 prime

First in rank or degree:
— The prime minister.

synonym: premier.

Roget 84: numeral, complementary, divisible, aliquot, reciprocal, prime, relatively prime, fractional, decimal, figurate, incommensurable.    proportional, exponential, logarithmic, ... show more

Roget 124: old, ancient, antique; of long standing, time-honored, venerable; elder, eldest; firstborn.    prime; primitive, primeval, primigenous; paleolontological, ... show more

Roget 132: early, prime, forward; prompt etc. (active) 682; summary.    premature, precipitate, precocious; prevenient, anticipatory; rath.    ... show more

Roget 642: important; of importance etc. n.; momentous, material; to the point; not to be overlooked, not to be despised, not to be sneezed at; egregious; weighty etc. (influential) ... show more

2 prime

Used of the first or originating agent.

3 prime

Of superior grade:
— Prime beef.

synonyms: choice, prize, quality, select.

Roget 648: harmless, hurtless; unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive.    beneficial, valuable, of value; serviceable etc. (useful) 644; advantageous, ... show more

Polish: doborowy, wyborowy

4 prime

Of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers.

5 prime

Being at the best stage of development:
— Our manhood's prime vigor.

synonym: meridian.


Moby thesaurus: Eastertide, Mass, Maytime, abecedarian, aboriginal, acme, admirable, adolescence, adulthood, adultness, advise, age of consent, algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot, all-absorbing, alpha, ancestral, antecedent, antenatal ... show more.

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