minutia

  • 1 minutia — (n.) 1751, plural minutiae, from L. minutia smallness (pl. minutiae, in Late Latin trifles ), from minutus small (see MINUTE (Cf. minute) (adj.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 2 Minutia — Mi*nu ti*a, n.; pl. {Minuti[ae]} ( [=e]). [L., fr. minutus small, minute. See 4th {Minute}.] A minute particular; a small or minor detail; used chiefly in the plural. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 minutia — index particular Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 MINUTIA — I. MINUTIA Virgo Vestalis, quae, propter corporis elegantem cultum, in suspicionem venit libidinis, unde et servâ quâdam contra illam testimonium dicente, viva defossa est. Liv. l. 8. c. 15. II. MINUTIA porta quaedam Romae, dicta ab ara Minutii,… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 5 minutia — noun (plural minutiae) Etymology: Latin minutiae trifles, details, from plural of minutia smallness, from minutus Date: 1782 a minute or minor detail usually used in plural …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 minutia — minutial, adj. /mi nooh shee euh, sheuh, nyooh /, n., pl. minutiae / shee ee /. Usually, minutiae. precise details; small or trifling matters: the minutiae of his craft. [1745 55; < L minutia smallness, equiv. to minut(us) MINUTE2 + ia IA] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 minutia — mi•nu•ti•a [[t]mɪˈnu ʃi ə, ʃə, ˈnyu [/t]] n. pl. ti•ae [[t] ʃiˌi[/t]] Usu., minutiae. precise details; small or trifling matters • Etymology: 1745–55; < L minūtia smallness =minūt(us) minute II+ ia ia mi•nu′ti•al, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 minutia — noun /maɪˈɲuː.ʃə/ A minor detail, often of negligible importance. They spent all their time on minutiae, never making real progress …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 minutia — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Something or things that are unimportant: fiddle faddle, frippery, frivolity, froth, nonsense, small change, small potatoes, trifle, trivia, triviality. See IMPORTANT, SURFACE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 minutia —  A detail; pl. minutiae. Note that the latter is pronounced min oo she, not min oo she ay. mirabile dictu. (Lat.) Wonderful to relate. Miricioiu, Nelly. (1952–) Romanian opera singer …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 11 minutia — mi·nu·ti·a || maɪ njuːʃɪə n. trivial details, insignificant matters (also minutiae) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 minutia — mi·nu·tia …

    English syllables

  • 13 minutia — /maɪˈnjuʃə / (say muy nyoohshuh), / tiə/ (say teeuh) noun (plural minutiae / ʃii/ (say sheeee), / tii/ (say teeee)) (usually plural) a small or trivial detail; a trifling circumstance or matter. {Latin: smallness} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 minutia —   n. (pl. ae ) minute detail; triviality.    ♦ minutiose,    ♦ minutious, a. paying undue attention to these …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 15 minutia —   Nā mea li ili i loa, huna, hunehune, nā mea makali i …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 16 minutia — n. (pl. iae) (usu. in pl.) a precise, trivial, or minor detail. Etymology: L, = smallness, in pl. trifles f. minutus: see MINUTE(2) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 Minutiae — Minutia Mi*nu ti*a, n.; pl. {Minuti[ae]} ( [=e]). [L., fr. minutus small, minute. See 4th {Minute}.] A minute particular; a small or minor detail; used chiefly in the plural. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 minutie — [ minysi ] n. f. • 1627; lat. minutia « parcelle », de minutus 1 ♦ Vieilli Menu détail sans importance. ⇒ bagatelle, rien, vétille. Discuter sur des minuties (⇒ ergoter) . 2 ♦ (XVIIIe) mod. Application attentive aux menus …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 19 Fingerprint recognition — or fingerprint authentication refers to the automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Fingerprints are one of many forms of biometrics used to identify an individual and verify their identity. This article touches on… …

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  • 20 Stars in My Crown (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Stars in My Crown Type = album Artist = Jorma Kaukonen Released = March, 2007 Recorded = 2007 at 17 Grand, Sound Emporium, and Minutia, Nashville, TN Genre = Length = Label = Red House Records Producer = Byron House Reviews …

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