Primary Process

Science / Psychiatry / Primary Process: In psychoanalytic theory, the generally unorganized mental activity characteristic of the unconscious. This activity is marked by the free discharge of energy and excitation without regard to the demands of environment, reality, or logic.

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Primary Adjective Synonyms: firsthand, direct, immediate
Primary Adverb Synonyms: first, prime, principal, chief, main, leading, pre-eminent, cardinal, fundamental, basic, essential, predominant, elementary, elemental, underlying
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Other Words for Process

Process Noun Synonyms: procedure, proceeding, operation, system, method, approach, technique, course of action
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Secondary Process

Science / Psychiatry / Secondary Process: In psychoanalytic theory, mental activity and thinking characteristic of the ego and influenced by the demands of the environment. Characterized by organization, systematization, intellectualization, MORE

Primary Recovery

Science / Geology / Primary Recovery: Any crude oil or natural gas that is recovered from a well as a result of the natural pressure within the reservoir. MORE

Primary Radar

Technology / Radar / Primary Radar: Primary radar systems receive reflections of their own transmitted signals as returned signals from the target. MORE

Primary Process

Science / Psychiatry / Primary Process: In psychoanalytic theory, the generally unorganized mental activity characteristic of the unconscious. This activity is marked by the free discharge of energy and excitation without regard to the dema MORE

Primary Root

Science / Biology / Primary Root: The first root formed by a plant. MORE

Primary Production

Science / Marine Biology / Primary Production: The production of living matter by photosynthesizing organisms or by chemosynthesizing organisms. Usually expressed as grams of carbon per square meter per year MORE

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