MINUTE

, is the 60th part of a degree, or of an hour. The minutes of a degree are marked with the acute accent, thus ′; the seconds by two, ″; the thirds by three, ‴. The minutes, seconds, thirds, &c, in time, are sometimes marked the same way; but, to avoid confusion, the better way is, by the initials of the words; as minutes m, seconds s, thirds t, &c.

Minute

, in Arehitecture, usually denotes the 60th part of a module, but sometimes only the 30th part.|

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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