[noun] a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen Synonyms: election
[noun] one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing Synonyms: feather, quill
[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" Synonyms: coil, winding
[adjective] of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondhand; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest"
[adjective] not derived from or reducible to something else; basic; "a primary instinct"
[adjective] most important element; "the chief aim of living"; "the main doors were of solid glass"; "the principal rivers of America"; "the principal example"; "policemen were primary targets" Synonyms: chief, main, principal
[adjective] of or being the essential or basic part; "an elementary need for love and nurturing" Synonyms: elementary
[adjective] of primary importance; "basic truths" Synonyms: basal, basic