Words nearby minima
Definition for minima (2 of 2)
noun, plural min·i·mums, min·i·ma [min-uh-muh] /ˈmɪn ə mə/.
- Also called relative minimum, local minimum. the value of a function at a certain point in its domain, which is less than or equal to the values at all other points in the immediate vicinity of the point.Compare absolute minimum.
- the point in the domain at which a minimum occurs.
Origin of minimum
Example sentences from the Web for minima
Once or twice a vague impression forced itself upon me that Minima was talking a great deal in her dreams.
He reduced the minima of our solemn demands to mere desiderata.The War With Mexico, Volume II (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
I was sitting down for a few minutes on a low seat, between Minima's bed and one where a little boy of six years of age lay.
They are bitternut (Hicoria minima), pignut (Hicoria glabra), and mocker nut (Hicoria alba).American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
A very curious circumstance has come to light in connection with the epochs of maxima and minima.The Story of the Solar System|George F. Chambers