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Adjective
/ˈmīnər/,
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Lesser in importance, seriousness, or significance,
  1. Lesser in importance, seriousness, or significance
    • - she requested a number of minor alterations
  2. (of a surgical operation) Comparatively simple and not life-threatening

  3. (of a scale) Having intervals of a semitone between the second and third degrees, and (usually) the fifth and sixth, and the seventh and eighth

  4. (of an interval) Characteristic of a minor scale and less by a semitone than the equivalent major interval

  5. (of a key or mode) Based on a minor scale, tending to produce a sad or pensive effect
    • - Concerto in A minor
  6. (following a surname in public schools) Indicating the second or younger of two brothers or boys with the same family name
    • - Smith minor
  7. (of a term) Occurring as the subject of the conclusion of a categorical syllogism

  8. (of a premise) Containing the minor term in a categorical syllogism

Noun
  1. A person under the age of full legal responsibility

  2. A minor key, interval, or scale

  3. A system of change-ringing using six bells

  4. The minor leagues in a particular professional sport, esp. baseball
    • - he's been pitching in the minors for six years
  5. A college student's subsidiary subject or area of concentration
    • - a minor in American Indian studies
  6. A minor term or premise


  1. of lesser importance or stature or rank; "a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads"
  2. child: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
  3. lesser in scope or effect; "had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance"
  4. inferior in number or size or amount; "a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor"
  5. of a scale or mode; "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor"
  6. not of legal age; "minor children"
  7. The River Miñor (Río Miñor) is a river of Galicia, Spain.
  8. An academic minor is a college or university student's declared secondary field of study or specialization during his or her undergraduate studies. ...
  9. In graph theory, an undirected graph H is called a minor of the graph G if H is isomorphic to a graph that can be obtained by zero or more edge contractions on a subgraph of G.
  10. The term minor is used to refer to a person who is under the age in which one legally assumes adulthood and is legally granted rights afforded to adults in society. Depending on the jurisdiction and application, this age may vary, but is usually marked at either 18, 20, or 21. ...
  11. In linear algebra, a minor of a matrix A is the determinant of some smaller square matrix, cut down from A by removing one or more of its rows or columns. ...
  12. In music of the Western common practice period, the adjectives major and minor can describe a musical composition, movement, section, scale, key, chord, or interval.
  13. A person who is below the legal age of responsibility or accountability; A subject area of secondary concentration of a student at a college or university, or the student who has chosen such a secondary concentration; determinant of a square submatrix; To choose or have an area of secondary ...
  14. (Minors) Olympic Limited does not knowingly collect information from anyone under the age of 16. This site is directed at those who are over the age of 18. If someone is under the age of 18, they should only use this site under the supervision of an adult.
  15. (1. Minors) We do not provide services or sell products to children. If you are below the age of 18, you may use our website only with the permission and active involvement of a parent or legal guardian. ...
  16. (Minors) Bookings from under persons under 18 years cannot be accepted.
  17. (4. Minors) The site editor might not allow persons who are aged thirteen or younger to become members of this site. For more information, please contact the site administrator.
  18. (Minors) Visitors under 18 years of age are not permitted to use and/or submit their personal information at the Website. "DentaBright LLC" does not knowingly solicit or collect information from individuals under the age of 18. ...
  19. (18. MINORS) Adventures in Brazil is unable to accommodate children under 12 years of age at the date of travel and reserves the right to restrict the number of those under eighteen years of age.
  20. (8. Minors) You must be at least 18 years old to join SearchEngineMarketingConsultant.com.
  21. (MINORS) Parents are solely responsible for any and all supervision of minors. We are not responsible for the content of material posted.
  22. (MINORS) This website is a business and commercial site. As such, it is not intended for children or minors.
  23. (Minors (Changing/Adding/Dropping)) In addition to majors and degrees, many academic units offer minor programs. Application for a minor must be made to the department or professional school. An appropriate endorsement must appear on a Change/Addition of Major or Minor Degree Objective form. ...
  24. (Minors) All other international currencies are the minor currencies.
  25. (Minors) Destruction of Property by a Minor