# Definitions for

The noun prime has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)

(a number that has no factor but itself and 1)

(the period of greatest prosperity or productivity)

(the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.)

(the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest)

The verb prime has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)

(insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing; "prime a cannon"; "prime a mine")

(cover with a primer; apply a primer to)

(fill with priming liquid; "prime a car engine")

The adj prime has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)

(first in rank or degree; "an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister")

(used of the first or originating agent; "prime mover")

(of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches")

(of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers; "prime number")

(being at the best stage of development; "our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning)