# primes

Noun

- plural form of
*prime*

Verb

- third-person singular simple present indicative form of prime

*See also:*

**primés**

- In 1717 Abraham Sharp published in his Geometry Improv'd the Briggian logarithms of numbers from 1 to 100, and of
**primes**from 100 to 1100, to 61 places; these were copied into the later editions of Sherwin and other works. - In the old times the grand-prince was simply
**primes**inter pares among the minor princes, and these lived with their boyars almost on a footing of equality. - The seventh article provided that bountied sugars (sucres
**primes**) must be excluded from import into the territories of the signatory powers, by absolute prohibition of entry or by levying thereon a special duty in excess of the amount of the bounties, from which duty sugars coming from the contracting countries, and not bountyfed, must be free. - For square measure 12 square inches = I superficial prime, 12 superficial
**primes**= I square foot; while for cubic measure 12 cubic inches = I solid second, 12 solid seconds = I solid prime, 12 solid**primes**= I cubic foot. - When an area has been calculated in terms of square feet,
**primes**and square inches, the**primes**and square inches have to be reduced to square inches; and similarly with the calculation of volumes.

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