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Synonyms for primer

any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant

the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

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Make-up artists use clever lightreflecting primers to recreate this youthful look.
NSF International also certified PPG water-tank coating systems incorporating NOVAGUARD 810 coating over Amercoat 68MCZ primer and NOVAGUARD 810 coating over SIGMAWELD 199 primer.
blinc black lash primer was created with two objectives in mind; lash treatment, as well as eyelash enhancement.
Three things to note particularly here: first, that this potential (primer 1 + primer 2) product creates a copy of the opposite template strand flanking the potential SNP; second, if the 3' nucleotide of primer 1 does not anneal to the template, ligation does not occur (at least, not at any significant rate); and third, the 3' end of primer 2 ends in a sequence chosen specifically to not anneal to the template; this is to avoid this 3' end being involved in any additional, unwanted ligation reactions.
We evenly divided 440 randomly selected assays among the 3 primer pairs and performed qPCR reactions with 5000 template molecules and the SsoAdvanced SYBR Green Supermix (Bio-Rad).
RATING 5/5 Benefit Stay Flawless 15 Hour Primer, PS24.
Cartridge cases meant for Berdan primers have anvils as part of primer pockets.
UP PRIMERS Make your foundation go the distance with a primer - your make-up will last longer and have much better results.
Boeing has selected a chromate-free metal pretreatment and a chromate-free exterior decorative primer from PPG Industries for its Next-Generation 737 production airplanes.
The PCR cycle involves three steps: denaturation, primer annealing, and primer extension.
PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) on Wednesday announced that its aerospace coating group has commercialised its first electrocoat-application primer for global airframe manufacturers and subcontractors to coat parts for commercial and general aviation aircraft.
The Association will submit a request to the Ministry of Education and appeal to all parents to use the primer which will be prepared for the schools in Albania and Kosovo.
Under the leadership of John Alawned, technology director at the Austin (Texas) Independent School District, CoSN's technical committee created the primer so that educators, particularly CTOs, could better understand the overall issues around interoperabiliry in K12, says Keith Krueger, CoSN's CEO.