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minute

noun

1 minute

A unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour:
— He ran a 4 minute mile.

synonym: min.

Roget 596: compend, compendium; abstract, precis, epitome, multum in parvo [Lat.], analysis, pandect, digest, sum and substance, brief, abridgment, summary, ... show more

Roget 551: trace, vestige, relic, remains; scar, cicatrix; footstep, footmark, footprint; pug; track mark, wake, trail, scent, ... show more

Dutch: minuut, notulen
Polish: minuta



2 minute

An indefinitely short time:
— It only takes a minute.

synonyms: bit, mo, moment, second.

Dutch: minuut, moment, ogenblik, punt, seconde, tel
Polish: chwila, chwileczka, chwilka, chwilunia, mgnienie, mgnienie oka, minuta, minutka, momencik, moment ... show more

3 minute

A particular point in time.

synonyms: instant, moment, second.

Roget 113: instantaneity, instantaneousness, immediacy; suddenness, abruptness.    moment, instant, second, minute; twinkling, trice, flash, breath, ... show more

Dutch: poosje, tel, moment, ogenblik, stonde, tijd, tijdstip, ure, uur

4 minute

A unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree.

synonyms: arcminute, minute of arc.

Dutch: secondje
Polish: minuta, minuta kątowa, ′

5 minute

A short note.

6 minute

Distance measured by the time taken to cover it:
— Its just 10 minutes away.

synonym: hour.

Roget 108: period, age, era; second, minute, hour, day, week, month, quarter, year, decade, decenniumm lustrum, quinquennium, ... show more

adjective

1 minute

Infinitely or immeasurably small:
— Two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm.

synonym: infinitesimal.

Roget 32: small, little; diminutive etc. (small in size) 193; minute; fine; inconsiderable, paltry etc. (unimportant) 643; faint ... show more

Roget 193: little; small etc. (in quantity) 32; minute, diminutive, microscopic; microzoal; inconsiderable etc. (unimportant) 643; exiguous, ... show more

Polish: maluteńki, mikry, mikrominiaturowy, maciupeńki, mikroskopijny, maluchny, maluczki, malutki, maleńki, malusieńki

2 minute

Characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination:
— A minute inspection of the grounds.
— An exact and minute report.

synonym: narrow.


verb

Roget 551: record; put on record, place on record; chronicle, calendar, hand down to posterity; keep up the memory etc. (remember) 505; commemorate etc. (celebrate) ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Lilliputian, absolute, abundant year, academic year, accurate, all the rage, annum, attentive, baby, back-burner, balance, balance the books, bantam, bell, bissextile year, bitsy, bitty, blow-by-blow, book, breath ... show more.

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