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Synonyms for minute

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Synonyms for minute

a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

a short note

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distance measured by the time taken to cover it

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infinitely or immeasurably small

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characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

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At any rate, we whirled into the station with many more, just as the great clock pointed to eight minutes to twelve o'clock.
Jim didn't say nothing for about five minutes, but set there studying over it.
It is wrong from beginning to end,' said the Caterpillar decidedly, and there was silence for some minutes.
At five-and-twenty minutes to three, Captain Nemo appeared in the saloon.
I stood looking at it for a little space--half a minute, perhaps, or half an hour.
He would begin by fixing upon me an exceedingly severe stare, keeping it up for several minutes at a time, particularly on meeting me or seeing me out of the house.
A minute sufficed to wrest it from him, break it in two pieces, and throw it under the grate.
For several minutes, although he looked me full in the face, he said nothing.
He said that he had not lived a bit as he had intended, and had wasted many, and many a minute.
If there is a drop of red blood in the man the count will break in upon a very pretty love scene in about fifteen minutes from now.
If that ain't making two minutes grow where one grew before, knock off my head with little apples.
The gong struck, and after the fleeting minute of rest, they went at it again--in Joe's corner, for Ponta had made a rush to meet him clear across the ring.
The minutes of the second meeting were destined triumphantly to answer such questions.
Every hour and minute of her time is arranged for days in advance.
he turned short round to Tom, and after looking him over for a minute, began, -