Definitions for minute

Definitions for (noun) minute

Main entry: minute, hour

Definition: distance measured by the time taken to cover it

Usage: we live an hour from the airport; its just 10 minutes away

Main entry: minute

Definition: a short note

Usage: the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting

Main entry: arcminute, minute, minute of arc

Definition: a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

Main entry: min, minute

Definition: a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

Usage: he ran a 4 minute mile

Main entry: minute, moment, second, instant

Definition: a particular point in time

Usage: the moment he arrived the party began

Main entry: second, bit, minute, mo, moment

Definition: an indefinitely short time

Usage: wait just a moment; in a mo; it only takes a minute; in just a bit

Definitions for (adj) minute

Main entry: minute, narrow

Definition: characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

Usage: a minute inspection of the grounds; a narrow scrutiny; an exact and minute report

Main entry: infinitesimal, minute

Definition: infinitely or immeasurably small

Usage: two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm; reduced to a microscopic scale

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