A unit of time equal to 1/60 of an hour or 60 seconds. ◇ A sidereal minute is 1/60 of a sidereal hour, and a mean solar minute is 1/60 of a mean solar hour. See more at sidereal time, solar time.
A unit of angular measurement, such as longitude or right ascension, that is equal to 1/60 of a degree or 60 seconds.
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