Meaning of MINIMAL in English
adj. 1 very minute or slight. 2 being or related to a minimum. 3 the least possible in size, duration, etc. 4 Art etc. characterized by the use of simple or primary forms or structures etc., often geometric or massive (huge minimal forms in a few colours). minimalism n. (in sense 4). minimally adv. (in senses 1-3).
[ L minimus smallest ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012