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minute

 
Adjective minute has 3 senses
  1. infinitesimal, minute, microscopic - infinitely or immeasurably small; "two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"; "reduced to a microscopic scale"
    Antonyms: large, big (indirect, via small, little)
    Antonyms: large, big (indirect, via small, little)
  2. atomic, atomlike, minute - immeasurably small
    Antonyms: macroscopic, macroscopical, large (indirect, via microscopic)
  3. minute, narrow - characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"
    Antonym: careless (indirect, via careful)
Noun minute has 6 senses
  1. minute, min - a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour; "he ran a 4 minute mile"
    --1 is a kind of time unit, unit of time
    --1 is a part of hour, hr, 60 minutes
    --1 has parts: second, sec, s
  2. moment, minute, second, bit - an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
    --2 is a kind of time
    --2 has particulars:
     blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute
  3. moment, minute, second, instant - a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
    --3 is a kind of point, point in time
    --3 has particulars:
     climax, culmination; eleventh hour, last minute; moment of truth; moment of truth; pinpoint; time; psychological moment
  4. minute, arcminute, minute of arc - a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree
    --4 is a kind of angular unit
    --4 is a part of degree, arcdegree
    --4 has parts: second, arcsecond
  5. minute - a short note; "the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"
    --5 is a kind of
    note
  6. hour, minute - distance measured by the time taken to cover it; "we live an hour from the airport"; "its just 10 minutes away"
    --6 is a kind of distance
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