Minims

Some articles on minims, minim:

Atta (genus) - Overview
... four castes being present in established colonies minims (or 'garden ants'), minors, mediae, and majors (also called soldiers or dinergates) ... An example of such is the behaviour of the minim ants, which climb on the cut sections of leaf whilst they are carried back to the nest by the media workers to protect ... While hitchhiking, the minims also work to decontaminate the fragment before it arrives at the nest, and feed on the sap of the leaf ...
Sub Arturo Plebs - Structural Analysis - Tenor Structure
... being subdivided in three semibreves with three minims each thus each brevis corresponds to the length of a 9/8 bar in modern notation ... note is measured either in three semibreves with two minims each or two semibreves with three minims each thus corresponding to the length of either a 3/4 bar or a 6/8 bar in modern notation (the ... each brevis note is measured in two semibreves with two minims each thus corresponding to the length of a 2/4 bar in modern notation ...
Minim (palaeography)
... In palaeography, a minim is a short, vertical stroke used in handwriting ... A minim is the basic stroke for the letters i, m, n, and u in uncial script and later scripts deriving from it ... Parts of other letters are based on minims as well when a minim is extended above the line, it becomes an ascender, as in the letters d and b, and when it is extended below ...
Dram (unit) - Unit of Volume
... considerably larger than it was previously, measuring 80–85 minims ... As there are 60 minims in a fluid dram, using this equivalent for the dosage of medicine was no longer suitable ... Today's teaspoon is equivalent to approximately 1 1⁄3 US fluid drams, or 80 US minims ...
Minimite - History
... The name Minims comes from the Italian word minimo, meaning the smallest or the least, and their founder would call himself il minimo dei minimi ... the name of "Hermits of the Order of the Minims" ... simplified the name of the community to the Order of Minims (Latin Ordo Minimorum) ...