[n] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
[n] a number that has no factor but itself and 1
[n] the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
[n] the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
[adj] at the best stage; "our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning
[adj] (math) of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers; "prime number"
[v] insert a primer into (a gun, mine, charge, etc.) preparatory to detonation or firing; "prime a cannon"; "prime a mine"
[v] fill with priming liquid; "prime a car engine"
[v] cover with a primer; apply a primer to
bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flower, flush, ground, heyday, mature, peak, prime of life, prime quantity, undercoat