What does minimum mean?

Definitions for minimum
ˈmɪn ə məmmin·i·mum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minimum, lower limit(noun)

    the smallest possible quantity

  2. minimum(adj)

    the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

  3. minimal, minimum(adj)

    the least possible

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

Wiktionary

  1. minimum(Noun)

    The lowest limit.

    Etymology: From minimus

  2. minimum(Noun)

    The smallest amount.

    Etymology: From minimus

  3. minimum(Noun)

    A lower bound of a set which is also an element of that set.

    Etymology: From minimus

  4. minimum(Noun)

    The smallest member of a batch or sample or the lower bound of a probability distribution.

    Etymology: From minimus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minimum(noun)

    the least quantity assignable, admissible, or possible, in a given case; hence, a thing of small consequence; -- opposed to maximum

    Etymology: [L., fr. minimus. See Minim.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimum' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3366

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimum' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2929

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimum' in Nouns Frequency: #1772

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimum' in Adjectives Frequency: #447

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How to say minimum in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimum in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of minimum in a Sentence

  1. Tim Hoettges:

    Creating clarity means that we will pay out the minimum dividend not only if the deal goes through, but also in the unlikely event of a no-deal scenario.

  2. Mohammed Afkhami:

    It's hard not to find a work that either resonates with you or, at least at the very minimum, you aesthetically like, there's something there for everybody.

  3. The SNB:

    The costs of maintaining the minimum exchange rate of CHF 1.20 per euro would have been out of all proportion to the benefits for the economy.

  4. Marc Waha:

    Given Didi's reported high market share, any increment would attract MOFCOM's attention. But for the parties to seek pre-closing approval, each has to meet the minimum sales threshold. That's where it's unclear whether an anti-trust filing would be required.

  5. Andrew Peadon:

    They're just selling their stock, trying to hang onto the bare minimum, the pain here will last another four or five years after the drought, that's for sure.

Images & Illustrations of minimum

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