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Minim

Minim Meaning & Definition
Minim Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Minim?

[n] a musical note having the time value of half a whole note
[n] a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram
[n] a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters

Synonyms | Synonyms for Minim: half note

Related Terms | Find terms related to Minim: accidental | ace | atom | bit | breve | breve rest | crotchet | crumb | dab | demisemiquaver | dole | dominant | dominant note | dot | double whole note | dram | dribble | driblet | drop | droplet | dwarf | eighth note | eighth rest | enharmonic | enharmonic note | farthing | flat | fleck | flyspeck | fragment | gnat | gobbet | grain | granule | groat | hair | half note | half rest | handful | hemidemisemiquaver | iota | jot | little | little bit | lota | microbe | microorganism | midge | minimum | minutia | minutiae | mite | modicum | molecule | mote | musical note | natural | note | nutshell | ounce | particle | patent note | pause | pebble | pinch | pinhead | pinpoint | pittance | point | quarter note | quarter rest | quaver | report | responding note | rest | scrap | scruple | semibreve | semiquaver | shaped note | sharp | sixteenth note | sixteenth rest | sixty-fourth note | smidgen | smitch | snip | snippet | speck | spiccato | spoonful | spot | staccato | sustained note | tercet | thimbleful | thirty-second note | tiny bit | tittle | tone | trifling amount | triplet | trivia | vanishing point | whit | whole note

See Also | British capacity unit | drachm | fluid drachm | fluid dram | fluidram | Imperial capacity unit | musical note | note | tone | United States liquid unit

Minim In Webster's Dictionary

\Min"im\, n. [F. minime, L. minimus the least, smallest, a superl. of minor: cf. It. minima a note in music. See {Minor}, and cf. Minimum.] 1. Anything very minute; as, the minims of existence; -- applied to animalcula; and the like. 2. The smallest liquid measure, equal to about one drop; the sixtieth part of a fluid drachm. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A small fish; a minnow. [Prov. Eng.] 4. A little man or being; a dwarf. [Obs.] --Milton. 5. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an austere order of mendicant hermits of friars founded in the 15th century by St. Francis of Paola. 6. (Mus.) A time note, formerly the shortest in use; a half note, equal to half a semibreve, or two quarter notes or crotchets. 7. A short poetical encomium. [Obs.] --Spenser.
\Min"im\, a. Minute. ``Minim forms.'' --J. R. Drake.

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