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  • minute — 1. n. & v. n. 1 the sixtieth part of an hour. 2 a distance covered in one minute (twenty minutes from the station). 3 a a moment; an instant; a point of time (expecting her any minute; the train leaves in a minute). b (prec. by the) colloq. the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • minute — [14] Latin minūtus ‘small’ was a derivative of the verb minuere ‘lessen’ (source of English diminish), which itself was based on the element min ‘small’. In medieval Latin the term 335 mistletoe pars minuta prima ‘first small part’ was applied to …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • minute — minute1 [ mɪnɪt] noun 1》 a period of time equal to sixty seconds or a sixtieth of an hour.     ↘informal a very short time. 2》 (also arc minute or minute of arc) a sixtieth of a degree of angular measurement. (Symbol: ʻ) Phrases up to the minute… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Minute Maid Park — The Juice Box Former names …   Wikipedia

  • Minute — Min ute (?; 277), n. [LL. minuta a small portion, small coin, fr. L. minutus small: cf. F. minute. See 4th {Minute}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The sixtieth part of an hour; sixty seconds. (Abbrev. m. or min.; as, 4 h. 30 m.) [1913 Webster] Four minutes …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • minute — minute1 [min′it] n. [OFr < ML minuta < L (pars) minuta (prima), (first) small (part), term used by Ptolemy for the sixtieth part of a unit in his system of fractions (of the circle, radius, day, later applied also to the hour): see MINUTE2] …   English World dictionary

  • MINUTE — Forme initiale et essentielle de l’acte notarié rédigé pour instrumenter un acte juridique dont le notaire a été constitué témoin privilégié et auquel il apporte la sanction de l’autorité qui l’a investi. Malgré son caractère matériel de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Minute Man National Historical Park — Minute Man National Historical Park …   Wikipedia

  • minute — Ⅰ. minute [1] ► NOUN 1) a period of time equal to sixty seconds or a sixtieth of an hour. 2) (a minute) informal a very short time. 3) (also arc minute or minute of arc) a sixtieth of a degree of angular measurement …   English terms dictionary

  • Minute Rice — is a brand of instant rice. The product was introduced in 1949 by General Foods, who merged with Kraft in 1990 and became Kraft General Foods, which became Kraft Foods in 1995. The product recently was sold to Riviana Foods (part of Ebro Puleva)… …   Wikipedia

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