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The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best.
Chris Van Allsburg

Meaning of "primers" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PRIMERS

primers  [ˈprɪməz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRIMERS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Primers is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PRIMERS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Primer

Primer may refer to: ▪ Primer, a cream or lotion applied before another cosmetic to improve coverage and lengthen the amount of time the cosmetic lasts on the face ▪ Primer, such as the Berdan or Boxer primer; the percussion cap for centerfire ammunition ▪ Primer, a device on some petrol engines used to prime the engine with gasoline before starting it ▪ Primer, a nucleic acid strand that serves as a starting point for DNA replication ▪ Primer, a coating applied to a surface to prepare it for paint or another coating or adhesive ▪ Primer, a textbook used in primary education to teach the alphabet and other basic subjects ▪ Book of hours, a medieval illuminated manuscript ▪ Explosive primer, a small explosive device also known as a blasting cap ▪ Great primer, a font size of 18 points ▪ Primer-E Primer, software for statistical analysis of ecological data ▪ Trap primer, a plumbing device or valve that adds water to traps...

Definition of primers in the English dictionary

The definition of primers in the dictionary is the youngest class in a primary school.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRIMERS


allcomers
ˈɔ:lˌkʌməz
Alzheimer´s
ˈæltsˌhaɪməz
Bahamas
bəˈhɑːməz
bloomers
ˈbluːməz
dimmers
ˈdɪməz
gentlemen-farmers
ˌdʒentəlmənˈfɑːməz
legwarmers
ˈlɛɡˌwɔːməz
pajamas
pəˈdʒɑːməz
pyjamas
pəˈdʒɑːməz
swimmers
swɪməz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRIMERS

prime factor
prime focus
prime meridian
prime minister
prime ministerial
prime ministership
prime ministry
prime mover
prime number
prime rate
prime time
prime vertical
prime-time
primely
primeness
primer
primero
primeur
primeval
primevally

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRIMERS

Angers
Borders
bounty-fed farmers
butters
covers
divers
letters
Masters
matters
numbers
orders
others
papers
partners
publishers
Rogers
Sellers
sneakers
vers
waters

Synonyms and antonyms of primers in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «primers» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRIMERS

Find out the translation of primers to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of primers from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «primers» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

引物
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cebadores
570 millions of speakers

English

primers
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्राइमरों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاشعال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

праймеры
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

primers
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

primers
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

amorces
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Primer
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Primer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

プライマー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

프라이머
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Primers
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mồi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கலங்களுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्राइमर्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

primerler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

primer
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

startery
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

праймери
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grunduri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αστάρια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

primers
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

primrar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

primere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of primers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRIMERS»

The term «primers» is very widely used and occupies the 4.690 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of primers
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRIMERS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «primers» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «primers» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about primers

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QUOTES WITH «PRIMERS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word primers.
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Chris Van Allsburg
The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRIMERS»

Discover the use of primers in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to primers and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Narrative Architecture: Architectural Design Primers series
In this book, Coates explores the potential for narrative as a way of interpreting buildings from ancient history through to the present.
Nigel Coates, 2012
2
The Wire Primers: A Guide to Modern Music
From a top music magazine comes a guide to the core recordings of some of the most visionary, and subversive, musicians--from the funk of James Brown to the rock of The Fall to the jazz of Sun Ra--with each chapter surveying a particular ...
Rob Young, 2009
3
PCR Protocols: Current Methods and Applications
Introduction One of the most important factors affecting the quality of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is the choice of primers. Several rules should be observed when designing primers and, in general, the more DNA sequence information ...
Bruce A. White, 1993
4
Primers for Prudery: Sexual Advice to Victorian America
U.S. HISTORY A Johns Hopkins Paperback In Primers for Prudery Ronald G. Walters examines the historical and social context as well as the substance of sexual advice manuals in nineteenth- century America. Allowing the authors of these ...
Ronald G. Walters, 1974
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PCR Primer Design
The Search for Compatible Primer Pairs proceeds as follows: • Search for optimized positive-strand primers for PCR • Search for optimized negative-strand primers for PCR • Match cross-compatible primers as potential primer pairs by ...
Anton Yuryev, 2007
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Laboratory Evaluation of Commercial Epoxy Zinc-Rich Primers ...
Of the 20 test systems (10 primers each with two different topcoats), 16 had perfect composite scores. Four of the commercial primers topcoated with MIL-P- 24441exhibited blistering adjacent to the scribe. All of the primers topcoated with  ...
7
Organic Coatings: Science and Technology
Alkyd primers lack the necessary saponification resistance and are likely to perform poorly, especially if the galvanized surface has been exposed to moisture. For air dry coatings, acrylic latex vehicles are more appropriate than alkyds.
Zeno W. Wicks, Jr., Frank N. Jones, S. Peter Pappas, 2007
8
Reading Primers R0 & R1
Caleb Gattegno. Reading Primers R0 & R1 Caleb Gattegno Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc. Published separately in 1977. Compiled and reprinted in 2009. Copyright R0 R1 text.pdf.
Caleb Gattegno, 2009
9
RNA Methodologies: Laboratory Guide for Isolation and ...
Tm considerations It is clear that the design of each primer is of fundamental importance to the success of PCR; of equal importance is how the primers behave together in a reaction tube. Designing useful primers necessitates promoting a ...
Robert E. Farrell, Jr., 2009
10
Antibody Engineering: Methods and Protocols
These primers have been validated as generating diverse repertoires and high- quality, diverse libraries (1,9,19). Alternative sets of primers exist for generating human repertoires (10,11). 10. To amplify V-genes from hybridomas or from RNA  ...
Benny K. C. Lo, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRIMERS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term primers is used in the context of the following news items.
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Off Beat: Artists follow many roads to Tin Man's heart
"I make shotgun-shell party lights and I punch all the primers out of the shells ... She studded the heart with used primers plus one head from a ... «The Columbian, Jul 15»
2
Washington Huskies 2015 opponent preview: Arizona Wildcats
Here, we continue a series of get-to-know-your-opponent primers. Today: Arizona (Oct. 31 at Husky Stadium; TBA). Coach: Rich Rodriguez ... «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
3
Efficient and quantitative high-throughput tRNA sequencing
... CGA GAT BARCODE GTG ACT GGA GTT CAG ACG TGT GCT CTT CCG ATC T-3′) primers for 12 cycles of 98 °C for 5 s, 60 °C for 10 s and 72 °C for 10 s. «Nature.com, Jul 15»
4
UnREAL Preview: Breeda Wool Teases Final Episodes, Faith's …
They were emotional primers for daytime talk shows, so they would get people riled up before they come on stage. That's why people are really ... «TV Fanatic, Jul 15»
5
Revenue Update on RPM International(NYSE:RPM)
... sales and includes rust-preventative, special purpose and decorative paints, caulks, sealants, primers and other branded consumer products. «Money Flow Index, Jul 15»
6
Stat3 regulates ErbB-2 expression and co-opts ErbB-2 nuclear …
Immunoprecipitated DNA was amplified by RT-qPCR using primers flanking the GAS site at position −529. Amounts immunoprecipitated for ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
7
Epigenetic silencing of GDF1 disrupts SMAD signaling to reinforce …
The locations of bisulfite pyrosequencing regions and COBRA primers are indicated by bars and arrows, respectively. The tumor-specific ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
8
Valspar Corporation (The) (NYSE:VAL) Short Interest Update
The Companys Paints segment includes a variety of products, such as paints, primers, topcoats and aerosol spray paints sold primarily through ... «OTC Outlook, Jul 15»
9
HDAC is essential for epigenetic regulation of Thy-1 gene …
Real-time PCR was performed using sequence-specific primers as listed in Table 1. Amplification was performed on the IQ5 PCR System ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
10
Now, a dating site for 'ethical' cheaters
Also provided are primers to help newbies, including an essay entitled, "How to Cheat on Your Wife." It advises that men disclose their intent to ... «Times of India, Jul 15»

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