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Adjective: minimum  mi-nu-mum
  1. The least possible
    "minimum wage";
    - minimal
Noun: minimum (minimums,minima)  mi-nu-mum
  1. The smallest possible quantity
    - lower limit
     
  2. The point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

Derived forms: minima, minimums

See also: borderline, marginal, negligible, nominal, stripped, stripped-down, token, tokenish

Type of: extremum, limit, peak, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Antonym: maximum

Encyclopedia: Minimum