First
First First, n. (Mus.) The upper part of a duet, trio, etc., either vocal or instrumental; -- so called because it generally expresses the air, and has a pre["e]minence in the combined effect. [1913 Webster]

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  • First — (f[ e]rst), a. [OE. first, furst, AS. fyrst; akin to Icel. fyrstr, Sw. & Dan. f[ o]rste, OHG. furist, G. f[ u]rst prince; a superlatiye form of E. for, fore. See {For}, {Fore}, and cf. {Formeer}, {Foremost}.] 1. Preceding all others of a series… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • First — or 1st is the ordinal form of the number one. It can also refer to:* FIRST, a science and technology competition founded by Dean Kamen * FIRST (CERT), Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams * Ruth First (1925 1982), a leading anti… …   Wikipedia

  • First — steht für: die obere Schnittkante von zwei Dachflächen, siehe Dachfirst eine Reihe von Gipfeln eines Gebirges, siehe Gebirgskamm in der Geologie die Schicht im unmittelbaren Kontakt zum Bezugshorizont, siehe Hangendes im Bergbau für das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • FIRST — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot anglais first (premier) peut faire référence à : The First, comics américain Frist (casques), nom d un fabriquant de casques de moto. First… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • First — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda First Single por Lindsay Lohan del Álbum Speak Lanzado 30 de agosto, 2005 Formato CD Maxi Single Descarga Grabación 2004 …   Wikipedia Español

  • First — (f[ e]rst), adv. Before any other person or thing in time, space, rank, etc.; much used in composition with adjectives and participles. [1913 Webster] Adam was first formed, then Eve. 1 Tim. ii. 13. [1913 Webster] {At first}, {At the first}, at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FIRST — Infobox Non profit Non profit name = FIRST Non profit Non profit type = 501(c)(3) not for profit public charity founded date = 1989 founder = Dean Kamen location = Manchester, NH origins = key people = Dean Kamen, Founder John Abele, Chairman of… …   Wikipedia

  • First — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot anglais first (premier) peut faire référence à : First édition, une maison d édition dépendant du groupe Editis ; First Group, un groupe… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • first — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fyrst; akin to Old High German furist first, Old English faran to go more at fare Date: before 12th century preceding all others in time, order, or importance: as a. earliest b. being the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • first — See: AT FIRST BLUSH, AT FIRST SIGHT, CAST THE FIRST STONE, GET TO FIRST BASE or REACH FIRST BASE, IN THE FIRST PLACE, OF THE FIRST WATER …   Dictionary of American idioms

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