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Definition of minute:

  1. A memorandum.
  2. Very small; attending to small things; particular.
  3. A small portion of time, the sixtieth part of an hour; the sixtieth part of a degree; a brief jotting or note to aid the memory.
  4. To jot down a short note or memorandum.

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This graph shows how "minute" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for minute:

  1. That is minute which is of exceedingly limited dimensions, as a grain of dust, or which attends to matters of exceedingly slight amount or apparent importance; as, a minute account; minute observation. That which is broken up into minute particles is said to be comminuted; things may be termed fine which would not be termed comminuted; as, fine sand; fine gravel; but, in using the adverb, we say a substance is finely comminuted, comminuted referring more to the process, fine to the result. An account extended to very minute particulars is circumstantial, detailed, particular; an examination so extended is critical, exact, precise. Compare FINE.
  2. For perhaps a minute he tried to say something. "The Ghost Pirates" , William Hope Hodgson.
  3. For a minute he couldn't remember where he was. "Mrs. Peter Rabbit" , Thornton W. Burgess.

Quotes for minute:

  1. Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute. - Franklin Pierce Adams
  2. If you go on stage with the wrong attitude, or something in your performance is off, you can lose an audience in the first minute. That first minute is crucial. - Allan Carr
  3. His finest hour lasted a minute and a half. - Phyllis Diller
  4. So I say keep yelling and hustling every minute you're in uniform. - Enos Slaughter
  5. Scientists across the globe are catching on- global warming is not real science. There is a sucker born every minute who believes in it, and Al Gore is playing the role of P. T. Barnum. - Max S. Strozier

Rhymes for minute:

  1. acute, astute, beirut, cahoot, commute, compute, dilute, dispute, impute, minot, permute, pinot, pollute, pursuit, recruit, refute, repute, reroute, salute, uproot.
  2. boot, boote, brut, brute, bute, butte, chute, coot, cute, flute, fruit, hoot, huette, jute, knute, loot, lute, moot, mute, newt, root, route, scoot, shoot, shute, stroot, suit, toot, truitt.
  3. disrepute, subacute.

Idioms for minute:

  1. just a minute/ moment/ second
  2. not for a minute
  3. at the last minute
  4. Hold on ( a minute)!
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