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prime
praɪm
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. First in rank or degree.
  2. Used of the first or originating agent.
  3. Being at the best stage of development.
  4. Of superior grade.
  5. Of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers.
(名) As a noun
  1. A number that has no factor but itself and 1.
  2. The time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest.
  3. The second canonical hour; about 6 a.m..
  4. The period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
(动) As a verb
  1. Insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing.
  2. Fill with priming liquid.
  3. Cover with a primer; apply a primer to.
Hyphenationprime
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
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初期chūqī, chūqí (Tw)initial stage; beginning period
全盛期quánshèng qīflorescence
主要zhǔyàomain; principal; major; primary
最初zuìchūfirst; primary; initial; original; at first; initially; originally
根本gēnběnfundamental; basic; root; simply; absolutely (not); (not) at all
灌注guànzhùto pour into; perfusion (med.); to concentrate one's attention on; to teach; to inculcate; to instill
主嫌zhǔxiánprime, key or main suspect (law)
头等tóuděngfirst class; prime; main
黄金huángjīngold; golden (opportunity); prime (time)
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