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Minutes

A record of a meeting. The minutes from the previous meeting are read and approved at a meeting to ensure an accurate history of the meeting is kept. The secretary of an organization generally records the minutes.

minutes

a summarized transcript or record of items discussed at a meeting and any proposals or resolutions made at the meeting.
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take this gentleman's luggage -- Dover line twelve o'clock train -- that's it," and without waiting for another word Jerry wheeled me round to make room for other cabs that were dashing up at the last minute, and drew up on one side till the crush was past.
That was all right as far as it went, but the towhead warn't sixty yards long, and the minute I flew by the foot of it I shot out into the solid white fog, and hadn't no more idea which way I was going than a dead man.
Alice remained looking thoughtfully at the mushroom for a minute, trying to make out which were the two sides of it; and as it was perfectly round, she found this a very difficult question.
But at this moment the Nautilus, raised by the last waves of the tide, quitted her coral bed exactly at the fortieth minute fixed by the Captain.
Then, after waiting a minute, I went myself behind his screen with a dignified and solemn air, though my heart was beating slowly and violently.
You are laughing, and I-- that man's tale impressed me so much, that I dreamt of it afterwards; yes, I dreamt of those five minutes .
For five-and-thirty minutes not a sound was heard throughout the length and breadth of that boat, save the clank of cutlery and crockery, and the steady grinding of four sets of molars.
Once outside his thoughts took definite shape, to the end that twenty minutes later he entered a police station not far from the Rue Maule.
If that ain't making two minutes grow where one grew before, knock off my head with little apples.
The rest of the round, the three long minutes of it, was a succession of clinches and breaks.
The committee here adjourned for a few minutes to tea and sandwiches.
Nicholl's chronometer marked twenty minutes past ten P.