ETYM Latin minutus, p. p. of minuere to lessen. Related to Minish, Minor, Menu, Minuet.
Characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; SYN. narrow.
ETYM Late Lat. minuta a small portion, small coin, from Latin minutus small: cf. French minute. Related to Minute.
1. A short note.
2. A unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree; SYN. arcminute, minute of arc.
3. A unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour; SYN. min.
Also a unit of angle equal to one sixtieth of a degree.
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