Definitions for minimumˈmɪn ə məm
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minimum, lower limit(noun)
the smallest possible quantity
the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right
the least possible
"needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service"
The lowest limit.
The smallest amount.
A lower bound of a set which is also an element of that set.
The smallest member of a batch or sample or the lower bound of a probability distribution.
Origin: From minimus
the least quantity assignable, admissible, or possible, in a given case; hence, a thing of small consequence; -- opposed to maximum
Origin: [L., fr. minimus. See Minim.]
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