Anything very minute; as, the minims of existence; -- applied to animalcula; and the like.
- A unit of fluid measure, as:
- In the United States, 1/60 of a fluid dram (0.0616 milliliters).
- In Great Britain, 1/20 of a scruple (0.0592 milliliters).
- Music A half note.
- An insignificantly small portion or thing.
- A downward vertical stroke in handwriting.