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Definition of Priming


  1. of Prime
  2. The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm.
  3. The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other surface.
  4. The carrying over of water, with the steam, from the boiler, as into the cylinder.

Priming Translations

priming in French is amorcage
priming in German is vorbereiten