Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of minute.
  • n. The official notes kept during a meeting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a written account of what transpired at a meeting

Etymologies

From the plural of the English minute. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But for every chance he got to slag off Sandberg, he had to endure twenty minutes of talk about weightlifting and a brutal _thirty _minutes about Mason jars.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • "Let her go in about two minutes -- _two minutes_ -- d'ye hear?"

    The Man from the Bitter Roots

  • If I had him on the stand for five minutes, "said the old man between his set teeth, --" _just five minutes_, -- I'd undertake to convince him from his own lips that he was wrong about you!

    A Modern Instance

  • Players ranked 2 and 3 by math tie-breaks will contest a bidding draw odds game like the one above except instead of 45 minutes base time the base time will be 25 minutes+ 5 second increment.

    Susan Polgar Chess Daily News and Information

  • The 26th we made the coaft of Chiniai, and Pedra Blanca, an infulated white rock in the middle of the fea, fituate, accordmg to Sir Erafmus Gower, in latitude twenty-two degrees nineteen minutes north, longitude eaft of Paris one hundred and twelve degrees thirty - feven minutes*.

    Voyages and TRavels in All Parts of the World

  • An ATM for books that prints and binds any title on the spot within minutes from a digital file.

    Archive 2007-07-29

  • Jamez: "They were gonna release this song on a new album, but it never got ... moggio's moldy Oreos:" 46 minutes is short for an archive release these days.

    Kill Ugly Radio

  • I read it like this: the number pointing at the minutes is the hour, and the number pointed at is the minute.

    Photos Taken At The Right Time

  • QUOTE TO NOTE: "It is an outstanding individual achievement when a freshman leads a conference co-champion in minutes played and scoring."

    Atlantic Sun Conference

  • But Baker endured a shooting slump which nearly lasted all year and Chambers 'standard of play tailed so badly over the last five weeks that he went from leading the team in minutes to coming off the bench.

    Atlantic Sun Conference

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