n pl , -ties
1 the condition of being prior; antecedence; precedence
2 the right of precedence over others
3 something given specified attention my first priority
n (Photog) an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the aperture and the camera then automatically sets the correct shutter speed
n (Photog) an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the shutter speed and the camera then automatically sets the correct aperture
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