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prime

1. Maths
a. having no factors except itself or one
b. having no common factors (with)
2. Maths short for prime number
3. Music
a. unison
b. the tonic of a scale
4. Chiefly RC Church the second of the seven canonical hours of the divine office, originally fixed for the first hour of the day, at sunrise
5. the first of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing

prime

[prīm]
(engineering)
Main or primary, as in prime contractor.
In blasting, to place a detonator in a cartridge or charge of explosive.
To treat wood with a primer or penetrant primer.
To add water to a pump to enable it to begin pumping.
(mathematics)
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Primera Energy's wells were dubbed “Screaming Eagle” in honor of the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army.
Primera claimed that the Sellers had been in anticipatory breach of contract by refusing to perform the contracts in accordance with their terms, specifically in relation to delivery dates, and thereby having renounced the contracts.
Primera driver, Michael Chaderton, 23, and front-seat passenger, 24-year-old Samuel Dunne, were killed almost instantly.
The little-known club from San Luis Potosi was seconds from relegation last spring -- a draw in its finale against Atlas would have meant a season in second-tier Primera A -- but two late goals forged a 2-1 victory, and three weeks later, San Luis was battling Pachuca in the Torneo Clausura championship.
It may be full of gadgets, but that is not the sole reason for choosing a Primera, because this is a supremely-comfortable car.
GPS is introduced as part of the new 2005 Primera which, on initial acquaintance, looks a heck of a lot like the old car.
Gone are some of the more questionable looking plastics, the new Primera has a more attractive steering wheel, new door handles and some nice detailing that lifts the interior.
Strobel, VP of Sales and Marketing for Primera Technology.
Last year the Primera range was revised, which resulted in the car being given a new and more luxurious interior, better ride and handling and even more goodies.
It's the little and large show from Nissan, with a smaller price for the Micra supermini and more equipment for the Primera family model.
Since then I have experienced the HBCT as a member of Primera Iglesia Bautista of Arlington, Texas (a mission of First Baptist Church of Arlington); Primera Iglesia Bautista of Fort Worth, Texas; Primera Iglesia Bautista of San Angelo, Texas; and Iglesia Bautista Alfa and North Temple/Love Field Baptist Church, both in Dallas, Texas.