mini-


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Related to mini-: mini-cog, Mini-stroke, mini-GBIC

mini-

pref.
Small; miniature: minicar.

[From miniature and minimum.]

mini-

combining form
smaller or shorter than the standard size: minibus; miniskirt.
[C20: from miniature and minimum]

min•i

(ˈmɪn i)

n., pl. min•is.
1.
b. a garment with a miniskirt, esp. a dress.
3. anything small of its kind.
[1965–70; independent use of mini-, or by shortening of words with mini- as initial element]

mini-

a combining form with the meanings “of a small or reduced size” (minicar; minigun); “limited in scope, intensity, or duration” (miniboom; minicourse); (of clothing) “short, not reaching the knee” (minidress; miniskirt).
[by shortening of miniature, minimal, or minimum]
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