Meaning of MINIMAL in English

MINIMAL

■ adjective

1》 of a minimum amount, quantity, or degree.

2》 Art characterized by the use of simple or primary forms or structures.

↘ Music characterized by the repetition and gradual alteration of short phrases.

Derivatives

~ly adverb

Origin

C17: from L. minimus 'smallest' + -al .

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