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1. Being first in time; original; primeval.
2. Of first importance; primary.

[Medieval Latin prīmālis, from Latin prīmus, first; see per in Indo-European roots.]

pri·mal′i·ty (-măl′ĭ-tē) n.


1. the state of being primal
2. (Mathematics) the state of being a prime number
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Noun1.primality - the property of being a prime number
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
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Then, quite suddenly, one day I stepped out of the peace of manless primality into the presence of man--and peace was gone.
html) the announcement Wednesday, having spent the intervening time running "four different programs on four different hardware configurations" to confirm proof of primality.
Prime integers can be efficiently originate using a primality test.
They discuss topics like what prime numbers are, division and multiplication, congruences, Euler's theorem, testing for primality and factorization, Fermat numbers, perfect numbers, the Newton binomial formula, money and primes, cryptography, new numbers and functions, primes in arithmetic progression, and sequences, with examples, some proofs, and biographical notes about key mathematicians.
This process started by generate two large numbers using Pseudo Random Number Generation (PRNG) using Linear Feedback Shift Registers (LFSRs) as in [13] and then followed by primality testing module based on Rabin Miller primality testing algorithm [14].
In the context of this paper, this would not be good practice since it would, for example, yield a linear primality test and factorization algorithm.
It is only after pages of detailed numerical analysis of the sequence of poems that Allen posits that '[t]he condition of primality suggests originality and primacy', and that
The afternoon began with Mike Cifone nuancing Galileo's primary and secondary quality distinction, and referring to the phenomenological primality of subject/object lack of differentiation, with a thrust toward a science of experience exemplified by music.
Primitivism reinvented older American patterns through which Indian people simultaneously occupied ideological categories (such as aboriginality, primality, social evolutionary backwardness, and racially essentialist difference) and engaged in material relations (trade, marriage).
copyright due to the fact that the primality of a number is an inherent
In this paper, a method of diminishing computational reduction to improve Wilson's primality test method is proposed.