## 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. - Factors,
**Primes**and Prime Factors. - Thus 2, 3, 5, 7 and I I are
**primes**, for each of these occurs twice only in the table. - The number r is usually included amongst the
**primes**; but, if this is done, the last paragraph requires modification, since 144 could be expressed as 1.2 4.32, or as 1 2.2 4.3 2, or as IP. 2 4.32, where p might be anything. - All the great rivals of Abdalmalik having now disappeared, he was no longer like his predecessors
**primes**inter pares, but dominus.

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