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prime

(prīm) [L. primus, first]
1. The period of greatest health and strength.
2. To give an initial treatment in preparation for either a larger dose of the same medicine, or a different medicine.

prime

n : a cue given to prompt, facilitate or inhibit a particular response in experimental studies; or v : the act of presenting a prime.

prime

first grade or best quality.
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Yesterday Miriam congratulated her new colleague, adding: "Really thrilled to have David joining Claire and I on Prime Time - superb journalist, great colleague and an all-round thoroughly decent guy.
0035) had discernibly higher average prime time ratings than ABC, while CBS had higher ratings than NBC (p = .
RTE hopes to appoint an editor and staff to the unit by next month, and a series made by the unit is due to be broadcast later this year, but will not have a brand similar to Prime Time Investigates.
Since starting Prime Time, he has seen it grow into a national operation of 106 branches, with almost 500 staff and annual sales of nearly pounds 100m.
com/iphone as well as through Prime Time Shuttle's partner website at http://www.
LOS ANGELES -- Rattan Joea, CEO of Prime Time Shuttle, announced a new service offering limousine transportation for up to nine passengers.
The NFL will also give NBC a flexible schedule to select better afternoon matchups for prime time in the final seven weeks of the season.
LOS ANGELES -- Rattan Joea, CEO of Prime Time Shuttle, announced a new program for Southern California travelers with children.
With the second-week ratings for ``Lost'' again strong, ABC now has the realistic hope that it has finally launched a new bona fide hit drama in prime time.
Prime Time Communications announced on Tuesday it has completed its acquisition of Mstar, a Utah-based internet service provider on the UTOPIA fiber-optic network.
Robert Smigel has contributed to both late-night, cable and prime time.