minute

  1. noun
    distance measured by the time taken to cover it; "we live an hour from the airport"; "its just 10 minutes away"
  2. noun
    a short note; "the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"
  3. adjective
    infinitely or immeasurably small; "two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"; "reduced to a microscopic scale"
  4. adjective
    immeasurably small
  5. adjective
    characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"
  6. noun
    a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour; "he ran a 4 minute mile"
  7. noun
    a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
  8. noun
    an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
  9. noun
    a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree