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shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute 78 , seventy-eight
consisting of minute granular concretions acinose
unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters air mile , international nautical mile , knot , mi , mile , nautical mile , naut mi
small grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls up when dry and expands when moist Anastatica hierochuntica , resurrection plant , rose of Jericho
minute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plants Ancylus fluviatilis , freshwater limpet , river limpet
minute eelworm that feeds on organisms that cause fermentation in e.g. vinegar Anguillula aceti , Turbatrix aceti , vinegar eel , vinegar worm
60th part of a minute of arc arcsecond , second
minute sedentary marine invertebrate having a saclike body with siphons through which water enters and leaves ascidian
minute particle atom
intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores atomic number 88 , Ra , radium
solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being pluton atomic number 94 , plutonium , Pu
small aquatic plant having tufted awl-shaped leaves in a basal rosette and minute white flowers; circumboreal awlwort , Subularia aquatica
United States race driver who was the first to drive faster than a mile a minute (1878-1946) Barney Oldfield , Berna Eli Oldfield , Oldfield
small club-shaped structure typically bearing four basidiospores at the ends of minute projections; unique to basidiomycetes basidium
stemless plant with tufts of grasslike leaves and erect panicle of minute creamy white flowers; southwestern United States and Mexico bear grass , Nolina microcarpa
minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects biting midge , no-see-um , punkey , punkie , punky
any of numerous aquatic carnivorous plants of the genus Utricularia some of whose leaves are modified as small urn-shaped bladders that trap minute aquatic animals bladderwort
minute arachnid sometimes found in old papers book scorpion , Chelifer cancroides
minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers booklouse , book louse , deathwatch , Liposcelis divinatorius
minute crustaceans forming food for right whales brit , britt
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