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[n] the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first base
[n] the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
[n] (Great Britain) an honours degree of the highest class
[n] the first element in a countable series; "the first of the month"
[n] the first or highest in an ordering or series; "He wanted to be the first"
[n] the time at which something begins; "They got an early start"
[adv] before anything else; "first we must consider the garter snake"
[adv] the initial time; "when Felix first saw a garter snake"
[adv] prominently forward; "he put his best foot foremost"
[adv] before another in time, space, or importance; "I was here first"; "let's do this job first"
[adj] being the gear producing the lowest drive speed; "use first gear on steep hills"
[adj] ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"
[adj] serving to begin; "the beginning canto of the poem"; "the first verse"
[adj] serving to set in motion; "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage"
[adj] preceding all others in time or space or degree; "the first house on the right"; "the first day of spring"; "his first political race"; "her first baby"; "the first time"; "the first meetings of the new party"; "the first phase of his training"
[adj] (music) highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections; "first soprano"; "the first violin section"; "played first horn"
[adj] indicating the beginning unit in a series

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