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minuscule

mi nuhs kyoohl

  • n  the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
  • n  a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts
  • a  of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries
  • s  lowercase
    e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters
  • s  very small
    a minuscule kitchen
    a minuscule amount of rain fell

  • For a city of 40 million, the two thousand people turn out at the rally was minuscule.
  • The environmentalists are shouting hoarse that the current efforts of nations to save the planet is minuscule.
  • Peter recompense was minuscule compared to the hard work he put in. He therefore decided to leave the job and move on.
News & Articles

  • Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013: Key Players Who Will Decide Bruins vs. Blackhawks
    The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have a lot in common. Both teams were forced to survive a seven-game series during their Stanley Cup playoff run, and each could make a very strong case as to why they should be the favorite in the finals. Since the teams are so evenly matched, the margin for error is minuscule. Small swings in momentum and a couple lucky bounces are going to have a major ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Colby Suggs: Prospect Profile for Miami Marlins' No. 73 Overall Pick
    Player: Colby Suggs Drafted by: Miami Marlins (No. 73 Overall) Position: RHP DOB: 10/25/1991 (Age: 21) Height/Weight: 6’/225 lbs. Bats/Throws: R/R School: Arkansas Previously Drafted: N/A   Background It didn’t take long for Colby Suggs to emerge as a weapon out of the Arkansas bullpen. As a freshman, the right-hander registered a minuscule 0.90 ERA and .133 BAA with 22 strikeouts in 20 innings ...
    June 7, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • Stewart Cink in International Herald Tribune
    Even the minuscule amount that I upstaged him there - him being 8 up - I still thought he was going to make it,Cink said. "He lipped it out, and I thought, 'Hey, come on. At least give me a moment to shine here.' And he said, 'Sorry,...
  • Martin Whitmarsh in The Press Association
    Naturally defending Hamilton, McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh said: "If you look at the incident itself it was very, very difficult to avoid what happened. It was minuscule, and so it goes to the stewards and they made a decision. That is...
  • John Roberts in International Herald Tribune
    The cost of this long overdue legislation - less than .004 percent of the annual federal budget - is minuscule in comparison to what is at stake,said Roberts.

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