Life Style / Painting / Alla Prima
Alla Prima: To paint a picture in one sitting, particularly applicable to oil-painting. The French use the term au premier coup. It is the wisest method where heavy impasto is to be used. The paintings . . . View Full Definition
Primary Growth: Cells produced by an apical meristem. The growth a plant by the actions of apical meristems on the shoot and root apices in producing plant primary tisues.
Primary Gain: The relief from emotional conflict and the freedom from anxiety achieved by a defense mechanism. Contrast with secondary gain.
Primary Financial Statements: The balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows, used by external groups to assess a company's economic standing.