Simple Definition of minimal
: very small or slight in size or amount
Full Definition of minimal
Examples of minimal
The storm caused minimal damage.
areas at minimal risk for flooding
First Known Use of minimal
Medical Definition of minimal
: relating to or being a minimum : constituting the least possible with respect to size, number, degree, or certain stated conditions <tuberosity fractures heal with minimal…treatment—J. S. Keene et al> <residents receive a minimal level of personal care—A. S. Oser> <side effects are minimal>
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