Prime

  • (noun): A number that has no factor but itself and 1.
    Synonyms: prime quantity
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on prime:

Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom - Authority
... of Her Majesty's Government" the modern Prime Minister leads the Cabinet (the Executive) ... In addition the Prime Minister leads a major political party and generally commands a majority in the House of Commons (the lower house of the legislature) ... In the House of Commons, the Prime Minister guides the law-making process with the goal of enacting the legislative agenda of their political party ...
E-Prime
... E-Prime (short for English-Prime, sometimes denoted E′) is a version of the English language that excludes all forms of the verb to be ... E-Prime does not allow the conjugations of to be—be, am, is, are, was, were, been, being— the archaic forms of to be (e.g ... Some scholars advocate using E-Prime as a device to clarify thinking and strengthen writing ...
Fast Fourier Transform - Algorithms - Other FFT Algorithms
... For with coprime and, one can use the Prime-Factor (Good-Thomas) algorithm (PFA), based on the Chinese Remainder Theorem, to factorize the DFT similarly to Cooley–Tukey but without the twiddle factors ... also makes use of the PFA as well as an algorithm by Rader for FFTs of prime sizes ... for the multiplicative group modulo prime, expresses a DFT of prime size as a cyclic convolution of (composite) size, which can then be computed by a pair of ordinary FFTs via the ...
Jacques Chirac - Prime Minister (1974–1976)
... When Giscard became president, he nominated Chirac as prime minister on 27 May 1974, in order to reconcile the "Giscardian" and "non-Giscardian" factions ... As prime minister, Chirac quickly set about persuading the Gaullists that, despite the social reforms proposed by President Giscard, the basic tenets of Gaullism, such as national and European independence, would ... Citing Giscard's unwillingness to give him authority, Chirac resigned as Prime Minister in 1976 ...
229 (number) - In Mathematics
229 is a regular prime, a long prime, a twin prime (with 227), a cousin prime, and a sexy prime. 229 is also a prime triplet (with 227 and 233) ... In base 10, the smallest prime that, when added to the reversal of its digits, yields another prime is 229, since 229 + 922 = 1151 (sequence A061783 in OEIS) ...

More definitions of "prime":

  • (adj): At the best stage.
    Example: "Our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning
  • (noun): The time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest.
    Synonyms: prime of life
  • (verb): Insert a primer into (a gun, mine, charge, etc.) preparatory to detonation or firing.
    Example: "Prime a cannon"; "prime a mine"
  • (verb): Fill with priming liquid.
    Example: "Prime a car engine"
  • (verb): Cover with a primer; apply a primer to.
    Synonyms: ground, undercoat
  • (adj): Used of the first or originating agent.
    Example: "Prime mover"
  • (adj): First in rank or degree.
    Example: "The prime minister"
    Synonyms: premier
  • (noun): The second canonical hour; about 6 a.m..
  • (adj): Of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers.
    Example: "Prime number"

Famous quotes containing the word prime:

    One’s prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. You must then live it to the full.
    Muriel Spark (b. 1918)

    Being prime minister is a lonely job.... you cannot lead from the crowd.
    Margaret Thatcher (b. 1925)

    Weekend planning is a prime time to apply the Deathbed Priority Test: On your deathbed, will you wish you’d spent more prime weekend hours grocery shopping or walking in the woods with your kids?
    Louise Lague (20th century)