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  • n  a number that has no factor but itself and 1
  • n  the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  • n  the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
  • n  the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
  • v  insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
    prime a cannon
    prime a mine
  • v  cover with a primer; apply a primer to
  • v  fill with priming liquid
    prime a car engine
  • s  first in rank or degree
    the prime minister
  • s  used of the first or originating agent
    prime mover
  • s  of superior grade
    prime beef
  • a  of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers
    prime number
  • s  being at the best stage of development
    our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning

  • Many people these days keep an eye on the prime rate the way a baseball fan watches the major league standings.
  • Southwest leads the wayInterest rates continued their three-month-long slide last week, as many American banks dropped the bench mark prime inter est rate to 15%.
News & Articles

  • Prime Healthcare settles privacy case for $275,000
    Prime Healthcare Services Inc. has agreed to pay $275,000 to settle a federal patient privacy case.
    June 12, 2013 - Channel 8 San Diego
  • Prime money funds raise euro zone exposure in May: JPMorgan
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prime money market funds increased their holdings of euro zone bank debt in May as a part of a broader move into higher-yielding investments, according to a report by JPMorgan Securities released on Tuesday. The report showed the funds raised their ownership of euro zone securities by $12 billion, to $217 billion, last month, led by an increase in French bank debt that ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Prime Meat's $142 Ribeye Beats Keith McNally's Minetta
    Prime Meats wants us to eat less meat. The Brooklyn spot now serves its ribeye for two only on Friday and Saturday nights.
    June 12, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • George Osborne in Times LIVE
    We understand the concerns of the US . The prime minister is also clear that we need constructive solutions, and that we remember the economic value BP brings to people in Britain and America,Osborne said.
  • Barack Obama in AFP
    I believe that Prime Minister Netanyahu wants peace. I think he's willing to take risks for peace,Obama told reporters.
  • President Bush in Reuters India
    But in Wednesday's speech to the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization, Bush said: "Prime Minister Maliki is a good guy, a good man, with a difficult job and I support him."

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