Simple Definition of minimal
: very small or slight in size or amount
Full Definition of minimal
Examples of minimal in a sentence
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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