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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
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Affective priming involves facilitation of responses to a probe stimulus following a prime stimulus when both have the same emotional valence (e.g., pleasant-pleasant), in comparison with when the prime and the probe differ in valence (e.g., pleasant-unpleasant).
Eco-Prime is unique, when compared to traditional dry-prime pumps, in that the Baker Pumps Eco-Prime priming systems eliminate the leaks traditionally associated with dry-prime pumps, commonly referred to as "blow by." Baker's Eco-Prime Pumps are fully automatic, serf-priming, and are ideal for long suction lines, intermittent flows or liquids mixed with large volumes of air.
This booster effect on the processing of words with related meanings is known as priming. Volunteers also displayed a split-second brain wave response that is characteristic of recognizing a word that has just been primed by a sentence.
Eco-Prime is unique, when compared to traditional dry-prime pumps, in that the Baker Pumps Eco-Prime priming systems eliminate the leaks traditionally associated with dry-prime pumps, commonly referred to as "blow-by." Baker's Eco-Prime Pumps are fully automatic, self-priming, and are ideal for long suction lines, intermittent flows or liquids mixed with large volumes of air.