Meaning of PRIMING in English

PRIMING

/pruy"ming/ , n.

1. the powder or other material used to ignite a charge.

2. the act of a person or thing that primes.

3. material used as a primer, or a first coat or layer of paint, size, etc.

[ 1590-1600; PRIME + -ING 1 ]

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