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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 min·im /ˈmɪnəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 min·im /ˈmɪnəm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Min·im n.
 1. Anything very minute; as, the minims of existence; -- applied to animalcula; and the like.
 2. The smallest liquid measure, equal to about one drop; the sixtieth part of a fluid drachm, equal to one four-hundred-eightieth of a fluid ounce, or 0.06161 milliliter (U. S. measure) or 0.05919 milliliters (British measure).
 3. Zool. A small fish; a minnow. [Prov. Eng.]
 4. A little man or being; a dwarf. [Obs.]
 5. Eccl. Hist. One of an austere order of mendicant hermits or friars founded in the 15th century by St. Francis of Paola.
 6. Mus. A time note, formerly the shortest in use; a half note, equal to half a semibreve, or two quarter notes or crotchets.
 7. A short poetical encomium. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Min·im, a. Minute. Minim forms.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to
           1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters
      2: a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram
      3: a musical note having the time value of half a whole note
         [syn: half note]