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prim·ing

 (prī′mĭng)
n.
1. The act of one that primes.
2. The explosive used to ignite a charge.
3. A preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface.

priming

(ˈpraɪmɪŋ)
n
1. something used to prime
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a substance, used to ignite an explosive charge

prim•ing

(ˈpraɪ mɪŋ)

n.
1. the powder or other material used to ignite a charge.
2. the act of a person or thing that primes.
3. a first coat or layer of paint, size, etc.
[1590–1600]

priming

The application of a coat of white paint (usually zinc or lead) to a sized canvas in order to prepare it for painting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.priming - the act of making something ready
preparation, readying - the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose; "preparations for the ceremony had begun"
2.priming - any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
detonating fuse - a fuse containing an explosive
igniter, ignitor, lighter, light - a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?"
safety fuse - a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance
time-fuse - a fuse made to burn for a given time (especially to explode a bomb)
3.priming - the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surfacepriming - the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
coat of paint - a layer of paint covering something else
couch - a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer
Translations
amorçage d’une tuyère

priming

[ˈpraɪmɪŋ]
A. Npreparación f; [of pump] → cebo m (Art) → primera capa f
B. CPD priming device Niniciador m