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Definition of "minima" [minima]

  • A plural of minimum. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "minima" in a sentence
  • "Vázquez-Arroyo develops and defends his emancipatory reading of Adorno in what he calls a minima humana or critical humanism that stands for universal human freedom without importing anything like a thick conception of human identity into the universal sphere."
  • "Kenya (5), contained short-term minima in d18Odiatom attributed to glacier melting and longer term minima attributed to increased water temperatures (5, 6), in contrast to the positive relation assumed between d18O and air temperature in ice-core studies (7)."
  • "In their opinion the minima were the actual building stones of reality."
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