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Definition of Minims

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Minim Min"im, a. Minute. ``Minim forms.' --J. R. Drake.
Minim
Minim Min"im, n. [F. minime, L. minimus the least, smallest, a superl. of minor: cf. It. minima a note in music. See Minor, and cf. Minimum.] 1. Anything very minute; as, the minims of existence; -- applied to animalcula; and the like. 2. The smallest liquid measure, equal to about one drop; the sixtieth part of a fluid drachm. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A small fish; a minnow. [Prov. Eng.] 4. A little man or being; a dwarf. [Obs.] --Milton. 5. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an austere order of mendicant hermits of friars founded in the 15th century by St. Francis of Paola. 6. (Mus.) A time note, formerly the shortest in use; a half note, equal to half a semibreve, or two quarter notes or crotchets. 7. A short poetical encomium. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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Minnow Min"now, n. [OE. menow, cf. AS. myne; also OE. menuse, OF. menuise small fish; akin to E. minish, minute.] [Written also minow.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small European fresh-water cyprinoid fish (Phoxinus l[ae]vis, formerly Leuciscus phoxinus); sometimes applied also to the young of larger kinds; -- called also minim and minny. The name is also applied to several allied American species, of the genera Phoxinus, Notropis, or Minnilus, and Rhinichthys. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any of numerous small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and related genera. They live both in fresh and in salt water. Called also killifish, minny, and mummichog.

Meaning of Minims from wikipedia

- of Paula Franciscan Minims of the Perpetual Help of Mary Minim (palaeography), a short vertical stroke used in handwriting Minim, a Hebrew word denoting...
- The Minims (also called the Minimi or Order of Minims, abbreviated O.M.) are members of a Roman Catholic religious order of friars founded by Saint Francis...
- The minim (abbreviated min, ♏︎ or ♍︎) is a unit of volume in both the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Specifically it is ​1⁄60 of a...
- scripts deriving from it. Parts of other letters are based on minims as well: when a minim is extended above the line, it becomes an ascender, as in the...
- In music, a half note (American) or minim (British) is a note pla**** for half the duration of a whole note (or semibreve) and twice the duration of a...
- Atropine is a medication used to treat certain types of nerve agent and pesticide poisonings as well as some types of slow heart rate, and to decrease...
- a belt-fed light machine gun Minims (religious order), a religious order known as the Minimi (Minims, Order of the Minims) Abductor digiti minimi muscle...
- Tropicamide, sold under the brand name Mydriacyl among others, is a medication used to dilate the pupil and help with examination of the eye. Specifically...
- Les Minimes, Port de plaisance des Minimes, is the largest marina in France for pleasure boats. It is located in the city of La Roc****e. Its name is derived...
- The four species (Hebrew: ארבעת המינים‎ arba'at ha-minim, also called arba'a minim) are four plants mentioned in the Torah (Leviticus 23:40) as being...
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