There are 2 main translations of primer in Spanish

: primer1primer2

primer1

imprimación, n.

Pronunciation /ˈprʌɪmə//ˈpraɪmər/

noun

  • 1

    (paint)
    imprimación feminine
    base feminine
    • Four coats of primer, two layers of drywall mud, three coats of paint, 108 hours of work, and some other miscellaneous steps later, the bathroom is complete.
    • Use caulk to seal all the joints between the bathtub and the covered frame, and coat the wallboard or plywood with moisture resistant primer to seal it.
    • Sand the areas until they are smooth and coat them with interior primer and let it dry completely.
    • An oil-base primer or stain-blocking latex primer should be applied to the bare wood.
    • While much of the Scylla still displays the remnants of the original Royal Navy grey paintwork, with patches of rust showing through, the railings have what looks like a fresh coat of silver primer.
    • Block-out primers prevent the old paint's color from bleeding through if the previous color is darker or brighter than the new.
    • Bare spackling on any wall repairs should always be covered with primer before paint or wall paper.
    • Fungicides may be added to paint, primer or wallpaper paste to slow fungus growth on treated areas.
    • The primer and top coat should be compatible and preferably from the same manufacturer.
    • Coated with layers of lacquer, primer, and polychrome, the portrait shows its age in pigment loss and cracks along the face and figure.
    • The board walls have a layer of primer and a top layer of blue paint on which the stenciled designs were painted in green, red, black, and ocher, and then a layer of varnish was applied.
    • Aluminum siding, however, has a baked enamel finish so it can be sanded or scuffed up, then primed with a special etching primer developed just for this purpose.
    • As a general rule, the sequence is primer and undercoat on the woodwork, followed by two coats of emulsion on the walls, then a careful top coat around the woodwork.
    • This special primer for wall covering is available at any paint, wallpaper or home improvement store.
    • Research shows that one coat of tinted primer and one coat of paint will give you a better paint job than two coats of paint.
    • The zinc phosphate-coated bodyshell then gets a coat of primer which provides more corrosion protection, along with a good base for the colour coat itself.
    • Oil based primer works best because the paint sticks to it.
    • Paint each plate rail with primer and two coats of white enamel.
    • Taking a break from applying the paint to the shingles - a very smelly and unpleasant job - Graham has been sanding down the woodwork and applying a coat of primer.
    • First, encapsulate the peeling paint by applying a couple of coats of thick primer.
  • 2

    (explosive)
    cebo masculine
    • When a firing pin drops on a primer igniting the powder charge, the cartridge and cylinder move slightly forward.
    • When ignited by the primer, the igniter sends hot flaming gases around the charge to ignite the propellant.
    • Lead is a key component in primers as well as bullets, and is responsible for holding together other chemicals that create the controlled explosion of the primer.
    • The honest concern is about airborne lead ejected by the primer and bullet when a cartridge is fired.
    • The case is designed for rifle primers, and small rifle primers are used even when loading for handguns.

There are 2 main translations of primer in Spanish

: primer1primer2

primer2

manual, n.

Pronunciation /ˈprʌɪmə//ˈpraɪmər/

noun

  • 1

    (textbook)
    manual masculine
    • Michael Stacey has written a good primer on his subject.
    • Clearly written, reasonably comprehensive, and addressing contemporary issues this book could well serve as a stimulating primer on imperial history.
    • This is perhaps the strongest section of the book, and serves as a great primer for beginning graduate students and non-specialists.
    • In sum, Guide to Space serves as an excellent primer for nonscientific readers.
    • Undeterred, Heavey flew to Senegal, reading an oil primer en route to learn the lingo.
    • It's no substitute for a proper textbook on the subject, but it's a good primer.
    • Nairne's introduction to the art market should serve as a primer for young artists and art historians to understand the institutional structures that control the art market.
    • Regarding the bonus content, we are treated to a full length, scene-specific commentary by director Macer that is a textbook primer for first time filmmakers.
    • Heavy metal is far too broad and complex a topic to cover in depth over the course of one film, but A Headbanger's Journey is an excellent primer on the subject.
    • Despite its title, it is not intended to be either a textbook or a primer on specific debates among historians.
    • Leda Cosmides and John Tooby have produced an excellent primer on the subject so we will use that as a point of reference throughout this post.
    • In a not-so-obvious way, the book and the journal serve as a preschool primer in anger-management therapy.
    • His strategy ended up paying huge dividends for StockMaster and can serve as a useful primer on capital-raising fundamentals for any company.
    • Children used to learn to read from primers that showed pictures of things with their names underneath, to teach them what the written signifier meant.
    • For one thing, the division between empiricism and rationalism is not as neat as many philosophy primers would have you believe.
    • For the uninitiated, the book is a good primer for those readers seeking an introduction to the work of this towering American intellectual.
    • I've been for the last couple of years, looking at children's books, looking at primers that kids read in first grade and second grade, over this century.
    • Read only as a biographical primer, Houdini's Box captures the arc of Houdini's life.
    • Gaustad's work is unique in this regard and will serve as one of the best historical primers on the subject for years to come.
    • For mural lovers, the book is a primer, rather a guide.