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Overview of noun primer

The noun primer has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) primer

(an introductory textbook)

2. fuse, fuze, fusee, fuzee, primer, priming

(any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant)

3. flat coat, ground, primer, priming, primer coat, priming coat, undercoat

(the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface)


Overview of adj prim

The adj prim has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee

(affectedly dainty or refined)

2. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian

(exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts")

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