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adjective as in unimportant

adjective as in exact, precise, detailed

noun as in brief time period

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The minute you start stimulating the brain, you are going to be changing people’s minds.

“I started learning patients’ minute-renewal schedules,” Winford said in an interview.

Its maximum print speed is 35 pages per minute and features auto-duplex printing and a color touchscreen display that will connect your scans to Google Drive, Dropbox, Facebook, OneDrive, and more.

One problem with Fake Famous is that, clocking in at under 90 minutes, it barely gives viewers a sense of what the subjects are like as people.

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Regulators and politicians have questioned their growth and data collection, and their power over the most minute aspects of people’s lives.

Whatever happened overtook them both within a minute or so of that altitude change request, and they were never heard from again.

“The play contains one five minute scene about James Hewitt,” Conway says.

I did a ten minute scene in his class: the guy who had gangrene in his leg in The Snows of Kilimanjaro.

Could you talk a minute about the notion of being an unreliable narrator?

“The beginning of that piece is one minute of cellos and violas,” he says.

After a minute's pause, while he stood painfully silent, she resumed in great emotion.

I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!

By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.

The remaining one struggled for another half-minute, and flared up in one last, desperate effort.

Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.


On this page you'll find 199 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to minute, such as: infinitesimal, microscopic, minimal, minuscule, tiny, and diminutive.

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