1. [Adjective]: of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondhand; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest"

2. [Noun]: one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird''s wing

3. [Noun]: a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen

4. [Noun]: 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"

5. not derived from or reducible to something else; basic; "a primary instinct"

6. of primary importance; "basic truths"

7. of or being the essential or basic part; "an elementary need for love and nurturing"

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