English adjective: minute
|1.||minute infinitely or immeasurably small|
|Samples||Two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm.|
Reduced to a microscopic scale.
|2.||minute characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination|
|Samples||A minute inspection of the grounds.|
A narrow scrutiny.
An exact and minute report.
English noun: minute
|1.||minute (time) a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour|
|Samples||He ran a 4 minute mile.|
|Broader (hypernym)||time unit, unit of time|
|Part holonym||s, sec, second|
|Part meronym||60 minutes, hour, hr|
|2.||minute (time) an indefinitely short time|
|Samples||Wait just a moment.|
In a mo.
It only takes a minute.
In just a bit.
|Synonyms||bit, mo, moment, second|
|Narrower (hyponym)||blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, New York minute, split second, trice, twinkling, wink|
|3.||minute (time) a particular point in time|
|Samples||The moment he arrived the party began.|
|Synonyms||instant, moment, second|
|Broader (hypernym)||point, point in time|
|Narrower (hyponym)||climax, culmination, eleventh hour, last minute, moment of truth, moment of truth, pinpoint, psychological moment, time|
|4.||minute (quantity) a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree|
|Synonyms||arcminute, minute of arc|
|Broader (hypernym)||angular unit|
|Part holonym||arcsecond, second|
|Part meronym||arcdegree, degree|
|5.||minute (communication) a short note|
|Samples||The secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting.|
|6.||minute (attribute) distance measured by the time taken to cover it|
|Samples||We live an hour from the airport.|
Its just 10 minutes away.