1. The lowest limit.
    We prefer candidates with a minimum of 4 years experience in the field.
    We need a minimum of 3 fully-qualified staff members on duty at all time.
  2. The smallest amount.
    He always tries to get away with doing the minimum.
    Please keep noise to a minimum after 11 o'clock
  3. A period of minimum brightness or energy intensity (of a star).
  4. A lower bound of a set which is also an element of that set.
  5. The smallest member of a batch or sample or the lower bound of a probability distribution.


  1. To the lowest degree.

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