2. Ébauche. Amorce de dialogue.
ETYM Icel. beita food, beit pasture, akin to AS. bât food, Swed. bete. Related to Bait.
1. Anything that serves as an enticement; SYN. come-on, hook, lure, sweetener.
2. Something used to lure victim into danger; SYN. decoy, lure.
A small tube filled with detonating substances; used to detonate high explosives.
ETYM Old Fren. loire, loirre, loerre, French leurre lure, decoy; of German origin; cf. Mid. High Germ. luoder, German luder lure, carrion.
1. Qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward; SYN. enticement, come-on.
2. An object usually of leather or feathers attached to a long cord and used by a falconer to recall or exercise a hawk.
3. An inducement to pleasure or gain; enticement; appeal, attraction.
4. A decoy for attracting animals to capture: as artificial bait used for catching fish; an often luminous structure on the head of pediculate fishes that is used to attract prey.
1. The act of one that primes
2. The explosive used in priming a charge
3. The act of making something ready.