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minute hand

[min-it] /ˈmɪn ɪt/
noun
1.
the hand that indicates the minutes on a clock or watch, usually longer than the hour hand.
Origin of minute hand
1720-1730
1720-30
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British Dictionary definitions for minute hand

minute hand

/ˈmɪnɪt/
noun
1.
the pointer on a timepiece that indicates minutes, typically the longer hand of two Compare hour hand, second hand
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