Definition of Primed

1. Adjective. (usually followed by 'to' or 'for') on the point of or strongly disposed. "We are set to go at any time"

Exact synonyms: Fit, Set
Similar to: Ready
Derivative terms: Fitness

Definition of Primed

1. Verb. (past of prime) ¹

2. Adjective. prepared for use or action ¹

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Definition of Primed

1. prime [v] - See also: prime

Lexicographical Neighbors of Primed

prime implicant
prime implicants
prime interest rate
prime meridian
prime minister
prime ministerial
prime ministers
prime ministership
prime mover
prime movers
prime number
prime numbers
prime of life
prime quantity
prime time
primed (current term)
primer coat

Literary usage of Primed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1883)
"It will contain the thirty portraits primed on India paper, the plates having been carefully retouched for this edition. It will correspond in size and ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"primed and unprimed symbols distinguish each pair of atoms that are related through the single twofold axis retained in the complex. acetato groups from the ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1821)
"Th£ greatest care should he taken to keep the mortar dry j it should not be loaded till every thing is ready; then it should be primed and instantly fired. ..."

4. An universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1724)
"... Pan bt~ the Leaves or a book, on which there \s nothing primed, or nothing but Notes, &c. .... primed ..."

5. Carpentry and Building (1908)
"... and bathrooms are primed and painted three coats of lead and oil and finished with a venient points, while upper and lower hall lights belonging to the ..."

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