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Related / Similar Words: primary election, primary feather, primary quill, primary coil, primary winding, basal, basic, elementary

 

Definition:
  • a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen;
  • one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird''s wing;
  • coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit; "current through the primary coil induces current in the secondary coil";
  • not derived from or reducible to something else; basic; "a primary instinct";
  • of primary importance; "basic truths";
  • of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondhand; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest";
  • of or being the essential or basic part; "an elementary need for love and nurturing";

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    See Also: essential, first, original

     

    Hyponyms: direct primary

     

    Part Meronyms: transformer

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 第一   Dutch: voornaamste  
    Finnish: ensisijainen   French: principal  
    German: primär   Hungarian: első  
    Italian: primario   Japanese: 最初  
    Korean: 본래의   Portuguese: primário  
    Russian: первичный   Spanish: primario  
    Swedish: primär  
     
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