Definition of Minute. Meaning of Minute. Synonyms of Minute

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Definition of Minute

Minute
Minute Mi*nute", a. [L. minutus, p. p. of minuere to lessen. See Minish, Minor, and cf. Menu, Minuet.] 1. Very small; little; tiny; fine; slight; slender; inconsiderable. ``Minute drops.' --Milton. 2. Attentive to small things; paying attention to details; critical; particular; precise; as, a minute observer; minute observation. Syn: Little; diminutive; fine; critical; exact; circumstantial; particular; detailed. Usage: Minute, Circumstantial, Particular. A circumstantial account embraces all the leading events; a particular account includes each event and movement, though of but little importance; a minute account goes further still, and omits nothing as to person, time, place, adjuncts, etc.
Minute
Minute Min"ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. Minute bell, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. Minute book, a book in which written minutes are entered. Minute glass, a glass measuring a minute or minutes by the running of sand. Minute gun, a discharge of a cannon repeated every minute as a sign of distress or mourning. Minute hand, the long hand of a watch or clock, which makes the circuit of the dial in an hour, and marks the minutes.
Minute
Minute Min"ute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Minuted; p. pr. & vb. n. Minuting.] To set down a short sketch or note of; to jot down; to make a minute or a brief summary of. The Empress of Russia, with her own hand, minuted an edict for universal tolerance. --Bancroft.

Meaning of Minute from wikipedia

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