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[n] a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
[n] one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
[n] coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit; "current through the primary coil induces current in the secondary coil"
[adj] not derived from or reducible to something else; basic; "a primary instinct"
[adj] of primary importance; "basic truths"
[adj] of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondhand; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest"
[adj] of or being the essential or basic part; "an elementary need for love and nurturing"


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