Meaning of priming


Pronunciation: (prī'ming), [key]
— 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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