sidereal minute

noun

: the 60th part of a sidereal hour

Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sidereal minute was in 1852

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Cite this Entry

“Sidereal minute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sidereal%20minute. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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