Origin of minim
Examples from the Web for minim
Historical Examples of minim
In such a case, the third minim adds nothing to the duration of the bar, as some conductors seem to imagine.The Orchestral Conductor
He knew to a minim how much brandy had evaporated since his last survey of the sideboard.The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley
It is not exactly Greek music, Mr. Minim, that you are giving us for our Aristophanic choruses.Gryll Grange
Thomas Love Peacock
Pernitrate of iron in from 10 to 30 minim doses is a valuable remedy.
It is to be given in ten to twenty minim doses, largely diluted.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Word Origin for minim
mid-15c., in music, from Latin minimus "smallest, least; minute, trifling, insignificant;" of time, "least, shortest, very short;" of age, "youngest;" as a noun, "least price, lowest price" (see minimum). Calligraphy sense is from c.1600.