Definitions

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

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  • noun a written account of what transpired at a meeting

Etymologies

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From the plural of the English minute.

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

  • 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

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