The cops subsequently pulled the surveillance camera footage and noted the interlude in minutest detail.
Down to the minutest of details, he described just how alleged “plots” like the one Khalifi is accused of launching unfold.
Members of Congress lean on staff for even the minutest details of their professional lives.
He crept cautiously up and examined these shutters with minutest care.
He so loves the spot that he is living on it to watch that house in minutest detail.
He has not even put in the minutest letter H, that I can see, to remind you of him.
Georgie did not hesitate; his plan was complete to the minutest details.
Some of them (no doubt sailors,) made models of ships, exact in the minutest details.
The dates, circumstances, all tally in the minutest particulars.
She did not relinquish her task until the minutest detail had been gleaned.
"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.