:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary

:
–adjective

1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president.
2. Music . highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn.
3. Automotive . low ( def. 31 ) .
4. (often initial capital letter ) being a member of the household or an intimate acquaintance of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state: the First Lady; Checkers, the first dog.

–adverb

5. before all others or anything else in time, order, rank, etc.
6. before some other thing, event, etc.: If you're going, phone first.
7. for the first time: She first visited Atlanta in 1980.
8. in preference to something else; rather; sooner: I'd die first.
9. in the first place; firstly.

–noun

10. the person or thing that is first in time, order, rank, etc.
11. the beginning.
12. the first part; first member of a series.
13. Music .
a. the voice or instrument that takes the highest or chief part in its class, esp. in an orchestra or chorus.
b. a leader of a part or group of performers.
14. Automotive . low gear; first gear: She shifted into first and drove off.
15. the winning position or rank in a race or other competition.
16. Baseball . first base.
17. Usually, firsts. Commerce .
a. a product or goods of the first or highest quality.
b. goods produced according to specifications, without visible flaws. Compare second1 (def. 23) , third (def. 12).

» Lesson No. 1 Glossary