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minim

min·im

minim

pronunciation:
mI nm
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in the U.S., a unit of capacity equal to one sixtieth of a fluid dram, 0.06161 milliliter, or approximately a drop.
definition 2: in the U.K., a unit of capacity equal to one sixtieth of a fluid dram, 0.05919 milliliter, or approximately a drop.
definition 3: a tiny quantity; jot.
Word Parts
The word minim contains the following part:
min Latin root that means small; make smaller
synonyms:
micro-
antonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-