- prime number.
- one of the equal parts into which a unit is primarily divided.
- the mark (′) indicating such a division: a, a′.
- unison (def. 2).
- (in a scale) the tonic or keynote.
Origin of prime
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How to use prime in a sentence
Abe may soon be gone, then, but his impact on Japan — and the world — is primed to be felt for years to come.Abe Shinzo, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, steps down over health concerns|Alex Ward|August 28, 2020|Vox
These posts can, however, attract a lot of backlinks in their prime.
In 1996, one year before Britain’s handover of Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China, prime minister John Major made a promise to the colony.The campaign for Hong Kong’s freedoms has a new base: Britain|Annabelle Timsit|August 16, 2020|Quartz
Van Doorninck’s prime responsibilities are urban development and sustainability.
One aspect that remains the prime focus for every local business is the significance of Google My Business.Guide: How to structure a local SEO strategy for your business|Christian Carere|August 6, 2020|Search Engine Watch
By the time Gurira took her place at the Google podium to read from the play, the audience was primed for emotion.
As a result, Tisei almost beat Tierney in the Democratic year of 2012 and was primed to win a rematch.The 8 Most Competitive Congressional Races of 2014|Ben Jacobs|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That means that your body is primed to breakdown molecules for energy.
Few series, then, are as primed for in-depth dissections of its most pivotal scenes.Inside Orange Is the New Black’s Terrifying Showdown Between Red and Vee|Kevin Fallon|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It premiered on a fall TV slate that was overly primed for think pieces and dissection.
If I can make Times Square at five oclock, a bunch of the boys are primed up for a big story.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Sometimes whole companies entered mines by mistake at the very moment that they were primed for explosion.The Cornet of Horse|G. A. Henty
Boyhood's zenith had been attained: Michael's imagination was primed for strange emotions.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
When Paul gave the signal he would be primed for his part in the proceedings.The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour|George A. Warren
Dropping behind this they awaited the Indians with freshly primed rifles and pistols.The Way of an Indian|Frederic Remington
British Dictionary definitions for prime
- having no factors except itself or onex² + x + 3 is a prime polynomial
- (foll by to) having no common factors (with)20 is prime to 21
- the tonic of a scale
Derived forms of primeprimely, adverbprimeness, noun
Word Origin for prime
Other Idioms and Phrases with prime
In addition to the idioms beginning with prime
- prime mover
- prime of life
- prime the pump
- past one's prime