Textual thesaurus for "minute"

(adj) narrow

characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

a minute inspection of the grounds; a narrow scrutiny; an exact and minute report

(adj) infinitesimal

infinitely or immeasurably small

two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm; reduced to a microscopic scale

(noun) hour

distance measured by the time taken to cover it

we live an hour from the airport; its just 10 minutes away

(noun) arcminute, minute of arc

a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

(noun) min

a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

he ran a 4 minute mile

(noun) moment, second, instant

a particular point in time

the moment he arrived the party began

(noun) second, bit, mo, moment

an indefinitely short time

wait just a moment; in a mo; it only takes a minute; in just a bit