|1.||[ noun ] a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour|
"he ran a 4 minute mile"
|Related terms:||time_unit hour second|
|2.||[ noun ] an indefinitely short time|
|Synonyms:||moment second bit|
"wait just a moment" "it only takes a minute" "in just a bit"
|Related terms:||time blink_of_an_eye|
|3.||[ adjective ] infinitely or immeasurably small|
"two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm" "reduced to a microscopic scale"
|4.||[ noun ] a particular point in time|
|Synonyms:||moment instant second|
"the moment he arrived the party began"
|Related terms:||point time climax pinpoint eleventh_hour moment_of_truth moment_of_truth psychological_moment|
|5.||[ adjective ] immeasurably small|
|6.||[ noun ] a short note|
"the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"
|7.||[ adjective ] characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination|
"a minute inspection of the grounds" "a narrow scrutiny" "an exact and minute report"
|8.||[ noun ] a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree|
|Related terms:||angular_unit degree second|
|9.||[ noun ] distance measured by the time taken to cover it|
"we live an hour from the airport" "its just 10 minutes away"