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primarily mainly; mostly; chiefly.
primary main; chief. [3 definitions]
primary color any one of the three basic colors of the spectrum from which all other colors can be made by blending. In paint, they are red, yellow, and blue.
primary school a school that has the first three or four grades and sometimes kindergarten.
primate any animal in the category of mammals that includes humans, monkeys, apes, and some smaller, simpler animals. Most primates have large brains and flexible hands.
prime first in importance. [5 definitions]
prime minister the chief minister and head of a government with a parliament.
prime number a number that can be evenly divided only by itself or by one. Two and eleven are prime numbers.
primitive having to do with an early stage or a condition that is not developed. [3 definitions]
primrose a plant that grows tube-shaped flowers in many colors. Primroses have large leaves at the base of the flower stalk.
prince the son or grandson of a king or queen.
Prince Edward Island a province of Canada on an island off the eastern coast. Its capital is Charlottetown.
princess a daughter or granddaughter of a king or queen. [2 definitions]
principal greatest or first in importance. [3 definitions]
principle a basic law or truth on which action or behavior is based. [2 definitions]
print to copy by transferring ink to a surface using mechanical pressure. [8 definitions]
printer a person whose job or trade is printing. [2 definitions]
printing the business or art of making printed materials. [2 definitions]
printing press a machine for printing letters or pictures on paper or other material with ink.
print-out a printed paper copy from a computer.
print out to produce a copy on paper, by means of a computer printer.