quarter-hour, 15 minutes(noun)
a quarter of an hour
(short for "15 minutes of fame") a transient period of fame
Origin: From a statement by Andy Warhol that "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."
15 Minutes is a 2001 film starring Robert De Niro, Edward Burns and Karel Roden. It is about a homicide detective and a fire marshal who must stop a couple of Eastern European murderers who are videotaping their crimes in hope of becoming famous. The film also stars Melina Kanakaredes and Kelsey Grammer. Its title is a reference to the famous Andy Warhol quotation, "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."
The numerical value of 15 minutes in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of 15 minutes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's more easy to win a chess game in five minutes than it is to talk about Russia's problems in 15 minutes
Three minutes thought would suffice to find this out but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.
Minutes without seconds and hours without minutes cannot exist! Respect the links before respecting the chain!
If you can fit in 10 minutes in the morning, 10 minutes at lunch, and 10 minutes at night, and you can do that five days a week, you’re there.
The minimum wage of 8.50 euros per hour was paid on paper but my boss said I could only take 52 minutes to do my round, i needed about 94 minutes -- and I should know as I've been doing the job for nearly 11 years.
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