primer :


  • n  an introductory textbook
  • n  any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
  • n  the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
News & Articles

  • Primed & ready
    Typically, when a new superhero film franchise is about to launch, I like to offer curious fans-to-be a bit of a primer; a reading list that will bring them up to speed on who the characters is, where they came from and what they can do.
    June 14, 2013 - Asbury Park Press
  • Beach House bucks modern trends
    Indie rock duo learning to navigate the past, future by John Schacht If you were seeking a poster-band primer on how to navigate the amorphous landscape of today's music industry without losing your aesthetic way, you could do a lot worse than Baltimore's Beach House. The duo of singer/keyboardist Victoria Legrand and multi-instrumentalist Alex Scally released its eponymous debut in 2006, and ...
    June 13, 2013 - Creative Loafing Charlotte
  • DIALOGUES: Is this the football of the future?
    T wo Saturdays ago, NBC — not NBCSN , not MSNBC , not CNBC — NBC , the original, top cock peacock that gave us titans of entertainment like “Night Court,” “ ALF ,” and “Go On,” was televising collegiate rugby. This was clearly a primer for unlearned American football fans, with frequent pop-ups explaining the rule that was just enforced or strategy employed. read more
    June 13, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald