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... There were 456 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
... In modern Western tonal music theory a minor second is the interval between two notes on adjacent staff positions, or having adjacent note letters, whose alterations cause them to be one semitone or half-ste ... The 1615 just minor second arises in the C major scale between B C and E F, and is, "the sharpest dissonance found in the scale." Play B C ...
More definitions of "minor":
- (adj): Of lesser seriousness or danger.
Example: "Suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance"
- (adj): Of lesser importance or stature or rank.
Example: "A minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads"
- (adj): Of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization.
- (adj): Warranting only temporal punishment.
- (adj): Of the younger of two boys with the same family name.
Example: "Jones minor"
- (adj): Of a scale or mode.
Example: "The minor keys"; "in B flat minor"
- (noun): A young person of either sex.
Synonyms: child, kid, youngster, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling
- (adj): Lesser in scope or effect.
Example: "Had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance"
- (adj): Inferior in number or size or amount.
Example: "A minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor"
Famous quotes containing the word minor:
“ChopinTwo embalmers at work upon a minor poet ... the scent of tuberoses ... Autumn rain.”
—H.L. (Henry Lewis)
“A child who fears excessive retaliation for even minor offenses will learn very early on that to lie is to protect himself.... If your child intuits that you will react very punitively to his wrongdoing, he may be tempted to lie and may become, as time goes on, a habitual liar.”
—Lawrence Balter (20th century)
“Great causes are never tried on their merits; but the cause is reduced to particulars to suit the size of the partizans, and the contention is ever hottest on minor matters.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)