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Од Средњи Енглески minute, minut

, minet

, од Стари Француски minute, од Medieval Latin minūta (60th of an hour; note). Doublet of menu




minute (plural minutes)

  1. A unit of time equal to sixty seconds (one-sixtieth of an hour).
    You have twenty minutes to complete the test.
  2. (informal) A short but unspecified time period.
    Wait a minute, I’m not ready yet!
    Синоними: instant, jiffy, mo, moment, sec, second, tic
  3. A unit of angle equal to one-sixtieth of a degree.
    We need to be sure these maps are accurate to within one minute of arc.
    Синоним: minute of arc
  4. (chiefly in the plural, minutes) A (usually formal) written record of a meeting or a part of a meeting.
    Let’s look at the minutes of last week’s meeting.
    • 2008, Pink Dandelion: The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction, p 52:
      The Clerk or 'recording Clerk' drafts a minute and then, or at a later time, reads it to the Meeting. Subsequent contributions are on the wording of the minute only, until it can be accepted by the Meeting. Once the minute is accepted, the Meeting moves on to the next item on the agenda.
  5. A unit of purchase on a telephone or other network, especially a cell phone network, roughly equivalent in gross form to sixty seconds' use of the network.
    If you buy this phone, you’ll get 100 free minutes.
  6. A point in time; a moment.
  7. A nautical or a geographic mile.
  8. An old coin, a half farthing.
  9. (obsolete) A very small part of anything, or anything very small; a jot; a whit.
    • (deprecated use of |lang= parameter)
      1660, Jeremy Taylor, “Of the Probable or Thinking Conscience.”, in Ductor Dubitantium, or, The Rule of Conscience in all her Generall Measures Serving as a Great Instrument for the Determination of Cases of Conscience[1], volume 1:
      [] according to the Prophecies of him, which were so clear and descended to minutes and circumstances of his passion
  10. (architecture) A fixed part of a module.
  11. (slang, US, Canada, dialectal) A while or a long unspecified period of time
    Oh, I ain't heard that song in a minute!
    • 2010, Kenneth Ring, Letters from Palestine, page 18:
      “Man, I haven’t seen you in a minute,” he says, smiling still. “Maybe like two, three years ago?”
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