HyperDic: minute

English > 8 senses of the word minute:
NOUNtimeminute, mina unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
timeminute, moment, mo, second, bitan indefinitely short time
timeminute, moment, second, instanta particular point in time
quantityminute, arcminute, minute of arca unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree
communicationminutea short / short note
attributeminute, hourdistance measured by the time taken to cover it
ADJECTIVEallminute, infinitesimalinfinitely or immeasurably small
allminute, narrowcharacterized by painstaking care and detailed examination
minute > pronunciation
Soundsmaynuw't; maynyuw't; mih'naht
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
abbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > minute: 8 senses > adjective 1
Meaninginfinitely or immeasurably small.
Example"two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"
Synonyminfinitesimal
Broadersmall, littleLimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishinfinitesimal, microscópico
Catalaninfinitèsim, infinitesimal, microscòpic
Nounsminutenessthe property of being very small in size
Adverbsminutelyin minute detail
English > minute: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by painstaking care and detailed examination.
Examples
  • "a minute inspection of the grounds"
  • "an exact and minute report"
Synonymnarrow
BroadercarefulExercising caution or showing care or attention
Spanishminucioso
Catalanminuciós
Nounsminutenessgreat precision
English > minute: 8 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour.
Example"he ran a 4 minute mile"
Synonymmin
Part ofhour, hr, 60 minutesA period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
Partssecond, sec, s1/60 of a minute
Broadertime unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
Spanishmin, minuto
Catalanmin, minut
English > minute: 8 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningAn indefinitely short time.
Example "it only takes a minute"
Synonymsmoment, mo, second, bit
Narrowerblink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minuteA very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
BroadertimeAn indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
Spanishinstante, minuto, momento, segundo
Catalaninstant, minut, moment, segon
English > minute: 8 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningA particular point in time.
Synonymsmoment, second, instant
Narrowerclimax, culminationThe decisive moment in a novel or play
eleventh hour, last minuteThe latest possible moment
moment of truthA crucial moment on which much depends
moment of truthThe moment in a bullfight when the matador kills the bull
pinpointA very brief moment
psychological momentThe most appropriate time for achieving a desired effect
timeA suitable moment
Broaderpoint, point in timeAn instant of time
Spanishinstante, minuto, momento
Catalaninstant, moment
English > minute: 8 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree.
Synonymsarcminute, minute of arc
Part ofdegree, arcdegreeA measure for arcs and angles
Partssecond, arcsecondA 60th part of a minute of arc
Broaderangular unitA unit of measurement for angles
Spanishminuto angular, minuto
Catalanminut angular, minut
English > minute: 8 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA short / short note.
Example"the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"
BroadernoteA brief written record
Spanishminuta
Catalanminuta
English > minute: 8 senses > noun 6, attribute
Meaningdistance measured by the time taken to cover it.
Example "its just 10 minutes away"
Synonymhour
BroaderdistanceThe property created by the space between two objects or points
Spanishhora, minuto
Catalanhora, minut

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