Minute book
Minute Min"ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster]

{Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral.

{Minute book}, a book in which written minutes are entered.

{Minute glass}, a glass measuring a minute or minutes by the running of sand.

{Minute gun}, a discharge of a cannon repeated every minute as a sign of distress or mourning.

{Minute hand}, the long hand of a watch or clock, which makes the circuit of the dial in an hour, and marks the minutes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • minute book — noun a book in which minutes have been written • Hypernyms: ↑written record, ↑written account • Part Meronyms: ↑minutes, ↑proceedings, ↑transactions * * * see min …   Useful english dictionary

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  • minute book — A book in which the proceedings of a court are entered by the clerk of the court; a book in which the proceedings of a corporation s meetings are entered by the secretary. Any book or record containing minutes. See minutes …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Minute — Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute bell — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute glass — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute gun — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minute hand — Minute Min ute, a. Of or pertaining to a minute or minutes; occurring at or marking successive minutes. [1913 Webster] {Minute bell}, a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral. {Minute book}, a book in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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