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minestrone a thick soup made with vegetables, beans, pasta, and often meat.
minesweeper a naval vessel used for destroying, removing, or deactivating underwater enemy mines.
Ming the Chinese dynasty of 1368-1644 known for its scholarly and artistic achievements, esp. in textiles, painting, and porcelains.
mingle to associate or socialize with other people. [4 definitions]
mini a very short skirt; miniskirt. [2 definitions]
mini- very small; reduced in size, length, or duration.
miniature a very small copy or reproduction of something. [6 definitions]
miniature golf a scaled-down version of golf played on a small, usu. carpeted course featuring different obstacles through which one must putt the ball.
miniaturize to make extremely compact or small, esp. in order to reduce volume or weight, or increase efficiency in other ways. [2 definitions]
minibike a small, lightweight motorcycle that has a low frame, elevated handlebars, and accommodates only one passenger.
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.