Wednesday, February 17, 2010

What is a Metaprime Example?

Definition of meta: self-referential; referring to itself or its characteristics, esp. as a parody; about

(meta. (n.d.). Webster's New Millennium™ Dictionary of English, Preview Edition (v 0.9.7). Retrieved May 10, 2008, from website:

Definition of prime as an adjective:




Middle English, from Anglo-French, feminine of prim first, from Latin primus; akin to Latin prior


14th century

1: first in time : original 2 a: of, relating to, or being a prime number — compare relatively prime b: having no polynomial factors other than itself and no monomial factors other than 1 =prime polynomial> c: expressed as a product of prime factors (as prime numbers and prime polynomials) prime factorization>3 a: first in rank, authority, or significance : principal a prime example> b: having the highest quality or value =prime farmland> c: of the highest grade regularly marketed —used of meat and especially beef4: not deriving from something else : primary

(prime. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.

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