Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Reduced to the smallest possible size or amount or degree.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of minimize.

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  • adjective reduced to the smallest possible size or amount or degree

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Examples

  • Broadcasting Corporation over what it called minimized coverage of its election campaign.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Meanwhile, action starts at home, and one of the top places in the home where potential waste can be minimized is the kitchen.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Damage to the meat is minimized, which is an important consideration when we keep it for ourselves or donate it to local food pantries, and the deer drops, immediately.

    Very Little Drops Dead

  • Note that this tip only applies if you have not implemented Snow Leopard's new "minimize into application icon" feature-that is, your minimized windows still show up on the right-hand side of the Dock.

    Macworld

  • The benefit of this approach is that the number of acknowledgement messages to be sent from a terminal in single subframe is minimized, which is important especially for coverage-limited terminals.

    RCR Wireless News >> Mobile Entertainment

  • The benefit of this approach is that the number of acknowledgement messages to be sent from a terminal in single subframe is minimized, which is important especially for coverage-limited terminals.

    RCR Wireless News

  • Note that this tip only applies if you have not implemented Snow Leopard's new "minimize into application icon" feature-that is, your minimized windows still show up on the right-hand side of the Dock.

    Macworld

  • Note that this tip only applies if you have not implemented Snow Leopard's new "minimize into application icon" feature-that is, your minimized windows still show up on the right-hand side of the Dock.

    Macworld

  • It is a difficult enough task, it is a, complex enough situation, and it needs the highest courage to face it, but it does seem to me that if the violence which racks the world today, both within and between nations, is even to be minimized, that is the only possibility, that we should not attempt to repress the opinions which we do not like but should face the real situation, open our minds to discussion and see what is the real line of solution.

    What Is The Cause of War?

  • The charge that Hillary "minimized" MLK's role is simply preposterous - she made the point that the civil rights movement created the climate for the CRA but it was also necessary to have a Congress to pass it and a President to sign it - an entirely unexceptional statement.

    "The last thing we need is a President who encourages festering racial controversies."

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