Thesaurus / minimum

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It does violence even to that minimum of intellectual eagerness which is the portion of a contemplative mind.
These carriages are therefore essentially safety carriages, while the friction is reduced to a minimum.
The maximum of expense, the minimum of benefit to the island, is all that has come of it.
THE ENGLISH IN THE WEST INDIESJAMES ANTHONY FROUDE
We may no doubt sin through the passions, and therefore we need a minimum of watchfulness to meet temptations which come our way.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
The salaries attached at present to our parish schools vary from a minimum of £25 to a maximum of about £34.
The aim is to remove all the disease with the least impairment of function and the minimum sacrifice of healthy tissue.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
The loss of life which both Max and Dale feared might ensue from the realization of their plans was thus brought to a minimum.
At Sitka the minimum was eight degrees plus; at Wrangell, near the storm-throat of the Stickeen, zero.
In this condition of equilibrium the fish swims with a minimum of muscular effort.
And in about another fortnight—But we shall have to take the luggage with us, too, what minimum of it is indispensable!

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