Origin of minim
Examples from the Web for minim
Historical Examples of minim
Then again she buzzed, this time sending only a single Minim sprawling.Edge of the Jungle
The first note of the measure, which was a minim, has been changed to a crotchet.Advice to Singers
Frederick James Crowest
When shaken in a minim measure with half its volume of concentrated solution of chloride of calcium, its volume should not lessen.
At such an hour as this Malone wasted no minim of strength in futile anger.Destiny
Charles Neville Buck
Lesbia set to work to try and explain the functions of a minim, a crotchet, and a quaver.Loyal to the School
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.