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Overview of noun priming

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

(the act of making something ready)

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 verb prime

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

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

2. prime, ground, undercoat

(cover with a primer; apply a primer to)

3. prime

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

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