prime element


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prime element

[′prīm ′el·ə·mənt]
(mathematics)
A member of an integral domain that is not a unit and is not the product of two members that are not units. Also known as prime.
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Nurturance is a prime element in the editorial process.
THE need for the private rental sector as a prime element of the housing market has been reaffirmed in the annual Buy to Let Guide, published November 24.
LONDON, November 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual Buy to Let Guide published today, November 24, reaffirms the need for the private rental sector as a prime element of the housing market.
More than one observer notes that Syria understands that Lebanon is a prime element in the new phase of Franco-Syrian relations.
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Lithium- which is considered the prime element in the production of long life batteries for use in electric autos, cell phones, solar energy panels as well as hundreds of consumer and industrial products- has been considered in scarce supply by the industrial world.
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On the other hand, such a slender, if dark, storyline provides abundant opportunity to expand other prime elements of pantomime comedy routines, slapstick, ghostie rituals and songsheet as required.
The price of an iPhone is one of the prime elements which kept majority of samrtphone buyers away from it.
Education is one of the prime elements I look for in any walk of life.