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Primer may refer to:
- Primer (cosmetics), a cream or lotion applied before another cosmetic to improve coverage and lengthen the amount of time the cosmetic lasts on the face
- Primer (firearm), such as the Berdan or Boxer primer; the percussion cap for centerfire ammunition
- Primer (gasoline engine), a device on some petrol engines used to prime the engine with gasoline before starting it
- Primer (molecular biology), a nucleic acid strand (or related molecule) that serves as a starting point for DNA replication
- Primer (paint), a coating applied to a surface to prepare it for paint or another coating or adhesive
- Primer (textbook), a textbook used in primary education to teach the alphabet and other basic subjects
- Book of hours, a medieval illuminated manuscript
- Explosive primer, a small explosive device also known as a blasting cap
- Great primer, a font size of 18 points
- Primer-E Primer, software for statistical analysis of ecological data
- Trap primer, a plumbing device or valve that adds water to traps
Music, film and arts 
- Primer (album), a 1995 music album by the musical group Rockapella
- Primer (film), a 2004 feature film written and directed by Shane Carruth
- Primer (video), a home documentary about the funk band Living Colour
- The New England Primer (1688), a colonial American/Puritan primer with morality-themed rhymes
- Primer 55, an American Alternative metal band
- "The Primer", a song from the 2005 album Alaska by Between the Buried and Me
See also 
- Premier (disambiguation)
- All pages with titles containing "Primer"
- All pages beginning with "Primer"
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