Textual thesaurus for "primary"

(adj) basal

of primary importance

(adj) main, master, chief, principal

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; the master bedroom; a master switch

(adj) elemental, elementary

of or being the essential or basic part

an elementary need for love and nurturing

(noun) primary election

a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen

(noun) primary feather, primary quill

one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing

(noun) primary coil, primary winding

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