Definition of the minute
- Please call me the minute you get home.
- I knew the minute (that) I saw it that I had to have this dress.
: the 60th part of an hour of time : 60 seconds
: the 60th part of a degree of angular measure
: the distance one can traverse in a minute
: to make notes or a brief summary of
: very small : infinitesimal
: of small importance : trifling
: marked by close attention to details
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