Results for: minimum
n pl -mums, -ma [-mə]
1. the least possible amount, degree, or quantity
2. the least amount recorded, allowed, or reached the minimum in our temperature record this month was 50°
3. (modifier) being the least possible, recorded, allowed, etc. minimum age
4. (Mathematics) Maths a value of a function that is less than any neighbouring value
of or relating to a minimum or minimums
[from Latin: smallest thing, from minimus least]
minimum /mnmm/ n.adj. the least amount of s.t.: The couple cut their household expenses to the <n.> minimum.
Thesaurus: minimum adj. lowest, bottom n. smallest amount. Ants. highest | maximum.