from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The period just before a significant or concluding moment such as a deadline, due date, or scheduled event: always waits until the last minute to do his holiday shopping.
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- n. An arbitrary (non-specific) point in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.
- adj. Very close to a deadline.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the latest possible moment
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