Definition of Primitives

1. Noun. (plural of primitive) ¹



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Definition of Primitives

1. primitive [n] - See also: primitive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Primitives

primitial
primitive
primitive art
primitive concept
primitive concepts
primitive person
primitive recursion
primitive recursive
primitive root
primitive streak
primitive type
primitive types
primitively
primitiveness
primitivenesses
primitives (current term)
primitivism
primitivisms
primitivist
primitivistic
primitivistically
primitivists
primitivities
primitivity
primity
primly
primmed
primmer
primmers
primmest

Literary usage of Primitives

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1. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"Words are divided with reference to their formation into three classes: primitives, Derivatives, and Compounds. primitives. 243. ..."

2. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1845)
"There are then left 1689 primitives, out of which, by the addition of ... The number of derivatives from any one of these primitives varies from three up to ..."

3. One Hundred Masterpieces of Painting by John La Farge (1912)
"XI THE primitives β€” THE FLEMISH IN 1902, at an exposition at Bruges, while looking ... From one point of view these painters were properly the "primitives"; ..."

4. An Elementary Treatise on Differential Equations by Abraham Cohen (1906)
"primitives involving Arbitrary Functions. β€” Let u and v be two known functions of x, y, z, and suppose we have the arbitrary relation (i) <l,(u, v) = o. ..."

5. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association (1902)
"But he is careful to give his authorities, and he moves right on. The style and bookmaking are beyond criticism. OT MASON. industries primitives. ..."

6. The Art of the Prado: A Survey of the Contents of the Gallery, Together with by Charles S. Ricketts (1907)
"... primitives As Spain was at one time a ready market for early Flemish art, it is natural that the Prado should be rich in specimens of Flemish painting. ..."

7. Apollo: An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages by Salomon Reinach (1907)
"The Affinity between the Flemish and Italian primitives.β€” The Reciprocal Influence of the Two Schools.β€”The Supposed Invention of the Oil Medium by Van Eyck. ..."

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