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Noun: primer  prI-mu(r)
  1. An introductory textbook
  2. Any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    - fuse, fuze [N. Amer], fusee, fuzee [N. Amer], priming
  3. The first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
    - flat coat, ground, priming, primer coat, priming coat, undercoat

Derived forms: primers

Type of: coat of paint, igniter, ignitor, light, lighter, school text, schoolbook, text, text edition, textbook

Encyclopedia: Primer, The