Long-primer

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Long-primer a size of type intermediate between small pica and bourgeois
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. lang; Ger. lang, Ice. langr.

Usage

In literature:

All they worry about is whether he is worth double-column headings, a long primer intro., and a line across the page.
"Our Elizabeth" by Florence A. Kilpatrick
I know their every mind like a primer, so long have I talked to them.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
It was a Folio, Pro Patria Size, in Pica with Long Primer Notes.
"Benjamin Franklin" by Frank Luther Mott
It was a folio, pro patria size, in pica, with long primer notes.
"Franklin's Autobiography" by Benjamin Franklin
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In news:

It's a long way from Amboy to Australia, which suits Kate Dobie just fine because she's building a career resume that reads like a world geography primer.
Has introduced VpCI-395, a waterborne epoxy primer designed to provide salt spray, immersion, and long-term corrosion protection to steel.
Class II Long Island Championship primer: Riverhead vs Garden City.
Applying a primer to the face, eyes and lips is a must for creating a flawless, long-lasting finish, says Brian Duprey, a New York City–based makeup artist.
Start by watching 1974's The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, a primer in which subway hijackers test how long it'll take a million bucks to pass through Gotham's plumbing.
Wooden tennis rackets (We used 14) 6-inch-long plastic zip ties (We used 14) Exterior spray primer and paint Four 1×4s (Ours are 7 feet tall) 4-inch bolts with washers and nuts (We used 16).
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In science:

Combination of U3, R and U5 is known as long terminal repeats (LTR). T is complimentary to the host tRNA (primer for reverse transcription) and P is polypurine rich region, which is relatively resistant to the RNaseH activity of RT.
Template-directed biopolymerization: tape-copying Turing machines
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