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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarter-hour, 15 minutesnoun

    a quarter of an hour


  1. 15 minutesnoun

    (short for "15 minutes of fame") a transient period of fame

    Etymology: From a statement by Andy Warhol that "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."


  1. 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."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 15 minutes in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 15 minutes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of 15 minutes in a Sentence

  1. Harry Kent:

    One guy froze at the top, and it took him 30 minutes to get up the courage to rappel over the edge, another guy got settled in and, rather than eat dinner right away, he had to stream an NBA playoff game from his iPhone.

  2. Woolworths Chairman Gordon Cairns:

    This turnaround is three to five years and it will not be three to five minutes.

  3. Edward B. Butler:

    One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.

  4. David Dalke:

    About five minutes later he called me and he said,' I want to know what kind of pizza David Dalke like.

  5. Terri Zimmerman:

    Unencumbered airspace five minutes outside of town.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. unsealed
    • B. arbitrary
    • C. butch
    • D. equivalent

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