WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

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- (2)S: (n)
**prime**, prime quantity (a natural number that has exactly two distinct natural number divisors: 1 and itself) - S: (n) flower,
**prime**, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush (the period of greatest prosperity or productivity) - S: (n)
**prime**(the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.) - S: (n)
**prime**, prime of life (the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest)

- (1)S: (v)
**prime**(insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing)*"prime a cannon"; "prime a mine"* - S: (v)
**prime**, ground, undercoat (cover with a primer; apply a primer to) - S: (v)
**prime**(fill with priming liquid)*"prime a car engine"*

- (6)S: (adj) premier,
**prime**(first in rank or degree)*"an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister"* - (3)S: (adj)
**prime**(used of the first or originating agent)*"prime mover"* - (2)S: (adj) choice,
**prime**, prize, quality, select (of superior grade)*"choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"* - S: (adj)
**prime**(of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers)*"prime number"* - S: (adj)
**prime**, meridian (being at the best stage of development)*"our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning*