minium minium  /ˈmɪ ni əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics

Usage(s):

  • Reverse type in more colors should be at least 8 points (South Pacific minium 10 points).

News

  • SF Mime Troupe to play for another summer

    SF Mime Troupe to play for another summer An eleventh-hour fundraising drive in mid-April succeeded in raising a few thousand more than the bare-minium $40,000 the troupe needed by May 1 to sign contracts, secure permits and begin building and rehearsing its annual free summer show in Bay Area parks. Otherwise, 2013 could've been the first year in a half-century without the Mime Troupe ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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incipient incipient
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