minimal minimal  /ˈmɪ nə məl/


  • (adj) the least possible


  1. The Flyer represents something we'll see several times on this list: The drive to make the absolute cheapest, most minimal automobile possible.
  2. Once a state has ratified minimal competency testing, however, the rhetoric ends and the problems begin.
  3. Unlike the complex nuances of the story, the artistic details are minimal and shading is non-existent.


  1. Shenton Energy Asia Now Makes Crude Oil Investment Possible for Singaporeans with Minimal Capital

    A Singaporean-based company whose expertise lies in energy-based investment is offering an affordable business opportunity with high yields but minimal risk. It offers its clients a 3% payout every 90 days, making it a sweeter deal than negligible interest rates from some banks. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Razor-thin card case for your iPhone

    For a truly minimal wallet case for your iPhone, you need look no further than the Remora. This case from Outpost Labs is made of polycarbonate for strength. It snaps over your iPhone, leaving the camera and flash – and most of the rest of the phone – uncovered. You can slide two cards between [...]
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Gadgeteer

  3. Minimal storm damage in Benton County

    While many in the viewing area saw storm damage after the storms Wednesday, others had luck on their side. Benton County was one location that saw minimal damage.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WLFI Lafayette


  1. "We are making all appropriate changes to ensure this has a minimal chance of ever happening again," Air Force Secretary Michael W. Wynne told reporters.
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Michael W Wynne Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "At its heart, this run up in price reflects long-term trends in global supply and demand and strong economic growth coinciding with a period of minimal investment in oil production," Paulson said.
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Reuters

  3. "I think the move to criminalize is a misguided response to a very minimal problem," Doblin said.
    on Mar 11, 2006 By: Rick Doblin Source: 940 News

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