primitive

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • adjective referring to very early or prehistoric times

Agriculture

  • adjective referring to an early stage in an organism’s development

Computing

  • noun a basic routine that can be used to create more complex routines
  • noun a simple shape such as circle, square, line or curve used to create more complex shapes in a graphics program

Electronics

  • In computer graphics, a basic element, such as a line, curve, or cone, which can be combined with others for more complex images.
  • In computer programming, a basic element, such as an operation, which can be combined with others for more sophisticated operations.
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