Associations to the word «Minimum»


MINIMUM, noun. The lowest limit.
MINIMUM, noun. The smallest amount.
MINIMUM, noun. (astronomy) A period of minimum brightness or energy intensity (of a star).
MINIMUM, noun. (analysis) A lower bound of a set which is also an element of that set.
MINIMUM, noun. (statistics) The smallest member of a batch or sample or the lower bound of a probability distribution.
MINIMUM, adjective. To the lowest degree.
MINIMUM CONNECTING TIME, noun. (aviation) (travel) The amount of time, agreed in advance between airlines and airport authorities, that is considered sufficient for a passenger to make a connection between an arriving flight and a departing flight.
MINIMUM CONTACTS, noun. (legal) In United States civil procedure, the contact required between a party and a state in order for the courts of that state to constitutionally assert personal jurisdiction over that party.
MINIMUM DESCENT ALTITUDE, noun. (aviation) The lowest altitude at which an aircraft may fly during descent without the runway being in clear sight.
MINIMUM MINIMORUM, noun. Absolute minimum; the least of all minimums.
MINIMUM SECURITY, noun. A facility or part of a facility with minimal restrictions, designed to hold the least dangerous criminals of society.
MINIMUM SKILLS, noun. (roller derby) The test of roller skating ability which all competitors must pass in order to play.
MINIMUM SPANNING TREE, noun. A spanning tree that has minimum possible weight for a given graph
MINIMUM WAGE, noun. The lowest rate at which an employer can legally pay an employee; usually expressed as pay per hour.
MINIMUM WAGES, noun. Plural of minimum wage

Dictionary definition

MINIMUM, noun. The smallest possible quantity.
MINIMUM, noun. The point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right.
MINIMUM, adjective. The least possible; "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service".

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