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minibus a small bus, usu. with seats for up to twelve passengers.
Minicam trademark for a portable television camera.
minicar a very small automobile; subcompact.
minicomputer a small computer with more memory and greater speed than a microcomputer.
Minidoka Relocation Center a U.S. internment camp located in Idaho that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. At its peak, there were over 7,000 people forcibly living there.
mini-golf the game of miniature golf, a scaled-down version of regular golf played on a small, usu. carpeted course featuring different obstacles through which one must putt the ball.
minim in the U.S., a unit of capacity equal to one sixtieth of a fluid dram, 0.06161 milliliter, or approximately a drop. [3 definitions]
minimal of, pertaining to, or being the smallest or least possible in quantity, degree, or size.
minimize to make as small as possible in amount, degree, or size. [2 definitions]
minimum the smallest or least possible amount, degree, or number. [3 definitions]
minimum wage the lowest wage that an employer can pay an employee according to law or labor union agreement.
mining the act or business of extracting coal, ore, or other minerals from a mine. [2 definitions]
minion a servile subordinate of someone in power; minor, servile official. [2 definitions]
miniscule variant of minuscule.
miniseries a dramatic television production that is presented in installments, usu. on successive nights.
miniskirt a very short skirt.
minister a person authorized to perform or assist with religious ceremony and worship; pastor. [4 definitions]
ministerial pertaining to a religious ministry or minister, or to the affairs of a minister of state.
minister plenipotentiary a diplomatic representative endowed with full authority to act or speak on behalf of his or her country.
ministrant attending to; ministering. [2 definitions]
ministration the process of rendering aid or service. [2 definitions]