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Minute

Minute

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adjective


(1)   Characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
"A minute inspection of the grounds"
"A narrow scrutiny"
"An exact and minute report"
(2)   Infinitely or immeasurably small
"Two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"
"Reduced to a microscopic scale"
(3)   Immeasurably small

noun


(4)   Distance measured by the time taken to cover it
"We live an hour from the airport"
"Its just 10 minutes away"
(5)   A short note
"The secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"
(6)   A unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree
(7)   A unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
"He ran a 4 minute mile"
(8)   A particular point in time
"The moment he arrived the party began"
(9)   An indefinitely short time
"Wait just a moment"
"It only takes a minute"
"In just a bit"
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