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minute1 British & World English

A period of time equal to sixty seconds or a sixtieth of an hour

minute2 British & World English

Extremely small

minute3 British & World English

A summarized record of the proceedings at a meeting

minute1 English Thesaurus

it'll only take a minute

minute2 English Thesaurus

minute particles of gold dust

last-minute British & World English

Done or occurring at the latest possible time before an event

this minute British & World English

At once; immediately

minute gun British & World English

A gun fired at intervals of a minute, especially at a funeral

minute hand British & World English

The hand on a watch or clock which indicates minutes

minute steak British & World English

A thin slice of steak cooked very quickly

just a minute British & World English

Used to ask someone to wait or pause for a short time

at the minute British & World English

At the present time

just a minute British & World English

Used as a request to delay an action or decision for a short time

the last minute British & World English

The latest possible time before an event

New York minute British & World English

A very short time; a moment

ten-minute rule British & World English

A rule of the House of Commons allowing brief discussion of a motion to introduce a bill, each speech being limited to ten minutes

up to the minute British & World English

Incorporating the very latest information or developments

mile-a-minute weed British & World English

An invasive and noxious vine, native to Asia, that has downward-pointing barbs on the stem and the underside of leaves. It is considered an ecological threat in the eastern US

there's one born every minute British & World English

There are many gullible people

just a minute in just British & World English

Used to ask someone to wait or pause for a short time

just a minute in minute1 British & World English

Used as a request to delay an action or decision for a short time

arc minute in minute1 British & World English

A sixtieth of a degree of angular measurement (symbol: ʹ)

the last minute in last1 British & World English

The latest possible time before an event

minute of arc in minute1 British & World English

A sixtieth of a degree of angular measurement (symbol: ʹ)

just a minute or moment, or second, etc. in just British & World English

Used to ask someone to wait or pause for a short time

just or wait a minute in minute1 British & World English

Used as a request to delay an action or decision for a short time


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