Minim

• (n.) The smallest liquid measure, equal to about one drop; the sixtieth part of a fluid drachm. • (n.) A small fish; a minnow. • (n.) Anything very minute; as, the minims of existence; -- applied to animalcula; and the like. • (a.) Minute. • (n.) One of an austere order of mendicant hermits of friars founded in the 15th c...
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minim

(from the article `paleography`) ...Some copyist thought `Suatutanda` was a place and this ghost name was perpetuated in geographical works. Later medieval Gothic hands presented a ...
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minim

(m.) (min´im) in the apothecaries' system, the smallest unit of volume (liquid measure), equivalent to 0.0616 mL.
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minim

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. <zoology> A small fish; a minnow. ... 4. A little man or being; a dwarf. ... 5. One of an austere order of mendicant hermits of friars founded in th...
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minim

(m) Type: Term Pronunciation: min′im Definitions: 1. A fluid measure, 1/60 of a fluidrachm; in the case of water about one drop. 2. Smallest; least; the smallest of several similar structures.
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Minim

[palaeography] In palaeography, a minim is a short, vertical stroke used in handwriting. The word is derived from the Latin minimum, meaning `least` or `smallest`. A minim is the basic stroke for the letters i, m, n, and u in uncial script and later scripts deriving from it. Parts of other letters are based on minims as well: when a minim i...
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Minim

[religious order] 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 of Paola in fifteenth-century Italy. The Order soon spread to France, Germany and Spain, and continues to exist today. Like the other mendicant Orders, there are three ...
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Minim

[unit] The minim (abbreviated min, ♏ or ) is a unit of volume in both the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Specifically it is {frac|60} of a fluidram or {frac|480} of a fluid ounce. The minim was introduced in the 1809 edition of the The pharmacopœia of the Royal College of Physicians of London as an alternative to the d...
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Minim

Min'im adjective Minute. ' Minim forms.' J. R. Drake.
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Minim

Min'im noun [ French minime , Latin minimus the least, smallest, a superl. of minor : confer Italian minima a note in music. See Minor , and confer Minimum .] 1. Anything very minute; as, the minims of existence; -- applied to animalcula; and ...
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Minim

an order of friars founded in 1435 by St. Francis of Paola in Calabria, Italy. Members consider humility the primary virtue and regard themselves as ... [1 related articles]
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Minim

In music a minim is a time note, formerly the shortest in use; a half note, equal to half a semibreve, or two quarter notes or crotchets.
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minim

unit of liquid volume equal to 1/480 fluid ounces
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minim

[n] - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters 2. [n] - a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram
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