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Minimum

Minimum Meaning & Definition
Minimum Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Minimum?

[n] the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right
[n] the smallest possible quantity
[adj] the least possible; "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Minimum: borderline | bottom | least | lower limit | lowest | marginal | minimal | negligible | nominal | smallest | stripped | stripped-down | token(a) | tokenish

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See Also | extremum | limit | peak | small indefinite amount | small indefinite quantity

Minimum In Webster's Dictionary

\Min"i*mum\, n.; pl. {Minima}. [L., fr. minimus. See {Minim}.] The least quantity assignable, admissible, or possible, in a given case; hence, a thing of small consequence; -- opposed to {maximum}. {Minimum thermometer}, a thermometer for recording the lowest temperature since its last adjustment.

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