November 11, 2008 "If anyone young is reading this, go, right this minute, put on a bikini and don't take it off until you're 34."
Winston Ross gets his hands on the hot new videogame Grand Theft Auto V and loves every minute of it.
Friends turned on Betty and Bobby the minute they were no longer associated with Johnson Johnson.
Teary and shaking, Cirl said the minute she passed through the gate, “it was like World War III.”
I was totally resistant to it because I always thought that the minute that happened, it was likely to become soapy!
And the minute you get mental discords no stand against fear is possible.
The carriage rolled on, and for at least one long, long minute there was not a sound.
The old roses came back to her cheeks for a minute or two then.
He did it in ink for me; and that is better than any of your sketches, that will rub out in a minute.
On this she sat silent for a full minute, seeming to study my face.
"sixtieth part of an hour or degree," late 14c., from Old French minut (13c.) or directly from Medieval Latin minuta "minute, short note," from Latin minuta, noun use of fem. of minutus "small, minute" (see minute (adj.)). In Medieval Latin, pars minuta prima "first small part" was used by mathematician Ptolemy for one-sixtieth of a circle, later of an hour (next in order was secunda minuta, which became second (n.)). German Minute, Dutch minuut also are from French. Used vaguely for "short time" from late 14c. As a measure expressing distance (travel time) by 1886. Minute hand is attested from 1726.
early 15c., "chopped small," from Latin minutus "little, small, minute," past participle of minuere "to lessen, diminish" (see minus). Meaning "very small in size or degree" is attested from 1620s. Related: Minutely; minuteness.