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NOUN (6)

1. a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour;
- Example: "he ran a 4 minute mile"
[syn: minute, min]

2. an indefinitely short time;
- Example: "wait just a moment"
- Example: "in a mo"
- Example: "it only takes a minute"
- Example: "in just a bit"
[syn: moment, mo, minute, second, bit]

3. a particular point in time;
- Example: "the moment he arrived the party began"
[syn: moment, minute, second, instant]

4. a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree;
[syn: minute, arcminute, minute of arc]

5. a short note;
- Example: "the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"

6. distance measured by the time taken to cover it;
- Example: "we live an hour from the airport"
- Example: "its just 10 minutes away"
[syn: hour, minute]


1. infinitely or immeasurably small;
- Example: "two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"
- Example: "reduced to a microscopic scale"
[syn: infinitesimal, minute]

2. characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination;
- Example: "a minute inspection of the grounds"
- Example: "a narrow scrutiny"
- Example: "an exact and minute report"
[syn: minute, narrow]

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