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Definition of Primitives
PrimitivePrimitive Prim"i*tive, a. [L. primitivus, fr. primus the
first: cf. F. primitif. See Prime, a.]
1. Of or pertaining to the beginning or origin, or to early
times; original; primordial; primeval; first; as,
primitive innocence; the primitive church. ``Our primitive
great sire.' --Milton.
2. Of or pertaining to a former time; old-fashioned;
characterized by simplicity; as, a primitive style of
3. Original; primary; radical; not derived; as, primitive
verb in grammar.
Primitive axes of co["o]rdinate (Geom.), that system of
axes to which the points of a magnitude are first
referred, with reference to a second set or system, to
which they are afterward referred.
Primitive chord (Mus.), that chord, the lowest note of
which is of the same literal denomination as the
fundamental base of the harmony; -- opposed to derivative.
--Moore (Encyc. of Music).
Primitive circle (Spherical Projection), the circle cut
from the sphere to be projected, by the primitive plane.
Primitive colors (Paint.), primary colors. See under
Primitive Fathers (Eccl.), the acknowledged Christian
writers who flourished before the Council of Nice, A. D.
Primitive groove (Anat.), a depression or groove in the
epiblast of the primitive streak. It is not connected with
the medullary groove, which appears later and in front of
Primitive plane (Spherical Projection), the plane upon
which the projections are made, generally coinciding with
some principal circle of the sphere, as the equator or a
Primitive rocks (Geol.), primary rocks. See under
Primitive sheath. (Anat.) See Neurilemma.
Primitive streak or trace (Anat.), an opaque and
thickened band where the mesoblast first appears in the
Syn: First; original; radical; pristine; ancient; primeval;
Primitive Prim"i*tive, n.
An original or primary word; a word not derived from another;
-- opposed to derivative.
Meaning of Primitives from wikipedia
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- reaction Cryptographic primitives
, low-level cryptographic algorithms frequently
used to build computer security systems Geometric primitive
, the simplest
- predefined objects
from the list of Predefined Standard Primitives
or a list of Predefined Extended Primitives
. One may also apply boolean
- of two-dimensional primitives includes
lines, points, and polygons, although
some people prefer
to consider triangles primitives
, because every
- song written
by The Primitives
Paul Court, Steve Dullaghan
Spencer. The song was first recorded
by The Primitives
- In computing, language primitives
 are the simplest elements available
in a programming
language. A primitive
is the smallest
- Modern Primitives
to: Modern primitives
in modern society
in body modification
with ritual purpose Modern Primitives
use cryptographic primitives
most basic building
of this, cryptographic primitives
to do one very specific...
- Performance Primitives
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2010-08-12. "Intel Integrated Performance Primitives
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