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min·im

 (mĭn′əm)
n.
1. Abbr. M. or min. A unit of fluid measure, as:
a. In the United States, 1/60 of a fluid dram (0.0616 milliliter).
b. In Great Britain, 1/20 of a scruple (0.0592 milliliter).
2. Music A half note.
3. An insignificantly small portion or thing.
4. A downward vertical stroke in handwriting.

[Middle English, half note, from Medieval Latin minimus, least, from Latin; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

minim

(ˈmɪnɪm)
n
1. (Units) a unit of fluid measure equal to one sixtieth of a drachm. It is approximately equal to one drop. Symbol: M or Symbol
2. (Music, other) music a note having the time value of half a semibreve. Usual US and Canadian name: half-note
3. a small or insignificant person or thing
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a downward stroke in calligraphy
adj
rare very small; tiny
[C15 (in its musical meaning): from Latin minimus smallest]

min•im

(ˈmɪn əm)

n.
1. the smallest unit of liquid measure, 1/60 of a fluid dram, roughly equivalent to one drop. Abbr.: min, min.; Symbol: M,
3. the least quantity of anything.
4. something small or insignificant.
adj.
5. smallest or very small.
[1400–50; < Medieval Latin, Latin minimus; as musical term, < Medieval Latin (nota) minima; see minimum]

minim

A unit of volume, applied to liquids. 1 minim = 1⁄480 fl oz.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minim - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit - a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
fluid drachm, fluid dram, fluidram, drachm - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
2.minim - a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram
United States liquid unit - a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
fluid drachm, fluid dram, fluidram, drachm - a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
3.minim - a musical note having the time value of half a whole noteminim - a musical note having the time value of half a whole note
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"

minim

noun
Translations
půlová nota
halvnode
fél hangjegy
hálfnóta
pusinė gaida
pusnots
polová nota
yarım ton

minim

[ˈmɪnɪm] Nblanca f

minim

[ˈmɪnɪm] n (MUSIC)blanche f

minim

n (Brit Mus) → halbe Note

minim

[ˈmɪnɪm] n (Brit) (Mus) → minima

minim

(ˈminim) noun
a musical note roughly equal to a slow walking step in length.
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As I stood there beneath that tree--a tree which should have been part of a coal-bed countless ages since--and looked out across a sea teeming with frightful life--life which should have been fossil before God conceived of Adam--I would not have given a minim of stale beer for my chances of ever seeing my friends or the outside world again; yet then and there I swore to fight my way as far through this hideous land as circumstances would permit.
At once came forth whatever creeps the ground, Insect or Worme; those wav'd thir limber fans For wings, and smallest Lineaments exact In all the Liveries dect of Summers pride With spots of Gold and Purple, azure and green: These as a line thir long dimension drew, Streaking the ground with sinuous trace; not all Minims of Nature; some of Serpent kinde Wondrous in length and corpulence involv'd Thir Snakie foulds, and added wings.
He thanked me with a smiling nod, measured out a few minims of the red tincture and added one of the powders.
Give him five-and-twenty minims of laudanum to-night, without his knowing it; and then call to-morrow morning.
New board members are Hoda Asmar, MD, MBA, CPE, FRCP, FACHE, FACPE; Mark Browne, MD, MMIVI, FAAP, FACPE; and Jack Smith, MD, MINIM, CPE, FACPE.
The British system of note value naming is used throughout (crotchet, minim, semibreve, quaver).
127 Seventh Avenue is a prime corner retail condo minim located adjacent to the entrance to the subway," said Fishman.
He said under research project videos have been prepared to educate farmers how to grow different crops with minim utilisation of water, pesticide, save it from attack of various diseases, precaution measures taken at the time of cultivation and harvest, etc, to get better results.
Contra Boyarin, he argues that minim was less about doctrine or theology and more about aloofness from those deemed a threat to the fragile post-Bar Kokhba community, with its "frantic sensitivity to identity and difference" (p.
And at this point, the rule provides no de minim is exemption for trace amounts.
bar]ninian grammatical system while it serves as a research aid and educational resource by providing examples of how the Minim derivational system works.
However, most palindromes with more than 4 letters do not sound like palindromes, an exception being the 5-letter MINIM (m I n I m).