minute hand

[min-it]
noun
the hand that indicates the minutes on a clock or watch, usually longer than the hour hand.

Origin:
1720–30

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minute hand (ˈmɪnɪt)
 
n
hour hand Compare second hand the pointer on a timepiece that indicates minutes, typically the longer hand of two

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Example sentences
The clock changes state from second to second, as the minute hand rotates and
  then the hour hand.
Look for the antique, authentic giant train station clock with a minute hand
  that runs backwards.
The minute hand on the clock moves in response to the perceived danger of
  imminent global disaster.
He's got a watch with a minute hand, millennium hand and an eon hand.
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