What does minimal mean?

Definitions for minimal
ˈmɪn ə məlmin·i·mal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minimal, minimumadjective

    the least possible

    "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service"

Wiktionary

  1. minimaladjective

    The smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree.

  2. minimaladjective

    characterised by the use of simple form or structures.

  3. minimaladjective

    characterised by the repetition and gradual alteration of short phrases.

  4. Etymology: From minimum

Wikipedia

  1. Minimal

    Minimal is a song by British synthpop band Pet Shop Boys and is featured on their 2006 album Fundamental. It was released 24 July 2006 as the second single from that album in the UK, entering the UK Singles Chart at number 19 in the first week of its release (see 2006 in British music). It was their 37th Top 20 hit in the UK. The B-side "In Private" (Stuart Crichton 7" Mix) is a new version of a song originally written for Dusty Springfield, this time recorded as a duet between Neil Tennant and Elton John.

ChatGPT

  1. minimal

    Minimal refers to the smallest amount, least quantity, or the simplest or lowest level of something. It can refer to the lowest degree, level, or amount possible or required, typically characterized by simplicity and lack of excess.

Wikidata

  1. Minimal

    "Minimal" is a song by British synthpop band Pet Shop Boys and is featured on their 2006 album Fundamental. It was released 24 July 2006 as the second single from that album in the UK, entering the UK Singles Chart at #19 in the first week of its release. It was their 37th Top 20 hit in the UK. The B-side "In Private" is a new version of a song originally written for Dusty Springfield, this time recorded as a duet between Neil Tennant and Elton John.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimal' in Adjectives Frequency: #807

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of minimal in a Sentence

  1. Hilton Kramer:

    The more minimal the art, the more maximum the explanation.

  2. Christopher Ryan:

    My actions at the scene and during the event were minimal.

  3. Jack Der-Sarkissian:

    Beyond cancer risk, smoking contributes to lung disease, heart disease and diabetes. The study shows that even minimal smoking -- from one to 14 cigarettes a day -- is associated with increased death due to cancer and heart disease.

  4. Chris Murphy:

    It is no longer justified based on security threats to have this minimal presence because we had even greater security threats confronting our diplomatic personnel for long portions of our time in Iraq, we need to find a way to get our folks back into Baghdad before we lose everything that we have gained in that country.

  5. Virginia Beach Police:

    Many times when we talk about an officer-involved shooting situation it may be minimal rounds by the suspect and by the police officers. This was well beyond that.

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