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The 'primary qualities' do not correspond in this way to an objective world radically opposed to the subjective.
primary definition of marriage; taboos and conventionalization.
There is thus formed a flattened sack, lined by epiblast, which may be called the primary optic vesicle.
Thus it is just that these alone, apart from primary substances, should be called substances.
The perpendicular height of the Tower above the primary rock is not 15 feet, as Mr. Calvert says, but exactly 20 feet.
early 15c., "of the first order," from Latin primarius "of the first rank, chief, principal, excellent," from primus "first" (see prime (adj.)). Meaning "first in order" is from 1802. Primary color is first recorded 1610s (at first the seven of the spectrum, later the three from which others can be made); primary school is 1802, from French école primaire.
The Paris journals ... are full of a plan, brought forward by Fourcroy, for the establishment of primary schools, which is not interesting to an English reader. [London "Times," April 27, 1802]Related: Primarily.
1861, American English, short for primary election (1792, with reference to France; in a U.S. context from 1835); earlier primary caucus (1821).
primary pri·mar·y (prī'měr'ē, -mə-rē)
Being first or highest in importance; principal.
Occurring first in time or sequence; earliest.
Preliminary to a later stage of development; primordial; embryonic.
Of, relating to, or being a sequence of amino acids in a protein.