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minute

1. a period of time equal to 60 seconds; one sixtieth of an hour
2. a unit of angular measure equal to one sixtieth of a degree.

minute

[′min·ət]
(mathematics)
A unit of measurement of angle that is equal to ¹⁄₆₀ of a degree. Symbolized ′. Also known as arcmin.
(mechanics)
A unit of time, equal to 60 seconds.

minute

One division of a module, 3.
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5-12 mm, pale castaneous adaxially, pale green abaxially, densely and minutely lepidote on both sides; blades linear, some inconspicuously narrowed toward the base, 75-80 x 7-8 cm, green with sparse darker green spots, sparsely and inconspicuously white-lepidote adaxially, densely white-lepidote abaxially with trichomes not at all obscuring leaf color and sometimes forming sparse crossbands, apex acute and apiculate, margins densely (at apex) sparsely (toward the base) spinose; spines triangular, uncinate, antrorse, castaneous toward the apex, the basal ones 1.
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He believes a music lesson can, and should, be as carefully planned as a military maneuver with goals clearly identified, strategy precisely outlined and tactics minutely executed.
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I wonder if John Vaughan Williams, Aled Cottle, et al have so minutely examined their family trees that they can truly say they have no drop of Anglo-Saxon or other "foreign" blood in them.
2) Every industrial country then minutely regulated the entry of foreigners, allowing in few who were not guest workers contracted by the receiving governments for specific tasks, like the Poles, Vietnamese, Italians, and others brought to reconstruct France and the skilled foreigners invited by the Soviet Union during its first five-Year Plan.
Back in modern times, dogging centuries old traveller's footsteps can be a perplexing business, especially when that traveller's journal records dates that don't make sense and sets minutely described events on non-existent hillsides.
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Lestringant's islands are sometimes real islands, whose physical features and shape (Venice is shaped like a turbot, 102), population, flora and fauna are minutely described.