minim definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of liquid measure, since:
    • in the us, 1/60 of a fluid dram (0.0616 milliliters).
    • in the uk, 1/20 of a scruple (0.0592 milliliters).
    • songs A half note.
    • An insignificantly tiny portion or thing.
    • A downward vertical swing in handwriting.
    • A half note, drawn as a semibreve with a stem.
    • A unit of volume, in the Imperial and U.S. customary methods, 1/60 liquid drachm. About equal to 1 drop, 62 μL or 0.9 grain (body weight) of liquid.
    • such a thing very minute; ; -- placed on animalcula; and stuff like that.
    • the tiniest liquid measure, add up to about one fall; the sixtieth section of a fluid drachm, add up to one four-hundred-eightieth of a fluid ounce, or 0.06161 milliliter (U. S. measure) or 0.05919 milliliters (British measure).
    • A small fish; a minnow.
    • only a little guy or being; a dwarf.
    • One of an austere order of mendicant hermits or friars established in 15th century by St. Francis of Paola.
    • A time note, formerly the shortest in use; a half note, equal to half a semibreve, or two one-fourth notes or crotchets.
    • a brief poetical encomium.
    • a rather diminutive guy or being.
    • [capitalized] One of an order of monks, started in the exact middle of the fifteenth century by St. Francis of Paola, verified by Pope Sixtus IV., and again confirmed by Pope Alexander VI. underneath the title of “Ordo Minimorum Ere-mitarum s. Francisci de Paula” (order regarding the least hermits of St. Francis of Paola).
    • In musical notation, an email equivalent in timevalue to 1 1 / 2 of a semibreve: it is currently also referred to as a half-note, in very early medieval music it absolutely was the shortest note utilized. Additionally minima.—
    • A short poem.
    • the littlest fluid measure, usually regarded as about equal to one drop. It's the sixtieth part of a fluidrachm. See apothecaries measure, under measure.
    • A small measurements of kind, now called minion.
    • a United shows fluid product equal to 1/60 fluidram
    • a musical note obtaining the time value of half an entire note
    • a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th liquid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters
  • adjective:
    • Instant.
  • others:
    • Very small; diminutive; pygmy.

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