The prime cost of goods, though a great object in time of peace is not equally so in time of war.
All this will explain how pepper could not be sold in the Roman market under fifty-six times its prime cost.
The prime cost of a ropeway is usually moderate, though of course it varies with the ground and other local conditions.
Two sailing packets would be sufficient to perform this work, giving two mails each month; prime cost, 9500l.
Up to this point we have considered only the prime cost of the pressed man.
The known cost of a certain job or article—the cost of material and labor—is frequently referred to as the prime cost.
In a system of public schools, everything may be had at its prime cost.
The duties of the cost clerk may end with determining the prime cost, his computations not including expense items.
The prime cost and repairs are by no means so great when engines are duplicated, or two sets built from the same patterns.
The Town Hall was granted as a place of deposit for corn, to be retailed to the poor at prime cost.