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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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"You probably wish to deduce, prince," said Alexandra, "that moments of time cannot be reckoned by money value, and that sometimes five minutes are worth priceless treasures.
"You are laughing, and I-- that man's tale impressed me so much, that I dreamt of it afterwards; yes, I dreamt of those five minutes .
Two minutes later I heard Apollon's deliberate footsteps.
`It is wrong from beginning to end,' said the Caterpillar decidedly, and there was silence for some minutes.
It was so long since she had been anything near the right size, that it felt quite strange at first; but she got used to it in a few minutes, and began talking to herself, as usual.
"Well!" exclaimed Michel Ardan, in a good-humored tone, "much may be done in twenty-six minutes. The gravest questions of morals and politics may be discussed, and even solved.
"I conclude that we have twenty-six minutes left," replied Ardan.
"Well, twenty-four, if you like, my noble captain," said Ardan; "twenty-four minutes in which to investigate "
"Humph!" said Michel Ardan, "it is not easy; we are in the train, and the guard's whistle will sound before twenty-four minutes are over."
"Yes, five little minutes!" replied Michel Ardan; "and we are enclosed in a projectile, at the bottom of a gun 900 feet long!
"Forty-seven minutes past ten!" murmured the captain.
"Many drivers dropping off their friends or family will naturally only spend a minute or two doing so, which makes the experience all the more painful.
Irfan who hails from Tehsil Ladha of Waziristan broke the record of most side jumps in one minute by 112 jumps was approved by Guinness World Records.
Karachi pulled one goal back as Fatima scored in the 52nd minute.
As soon as the first whistle was blown, the squad under Raul Marcos Loghi launched attacks at the Perak goal and they succeeded in netting a goal in the fourth minute through JDT new import Fernando Marquez who coolly converted a penalty as his first personal goal.