- lesser in importance, seriousness, or significance；(of a scale) having intervals of a semitone between the second and third degrees, and (usually) the fifth and sixth, and the seventh and eighth.
- a person under the age of full legal responsibility；a minor key, interval, or scale.
- study or qualify in as a subsidiary subject at college or university
noun: minor, plural noun: minors
- 1. lesser in importance, seriousness, or significance minor alterations 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. (of a scale) having intervals of a semitone between the second and third degrees, and (usually) the fifth and sixth, and the seventh and eighth.
- ▪ (of an interval) characteristic of a minor scale and less by a semitone than the equivalent major interval the E flat clarinet sounds a minor third higher than the written notes
- ▪ (of a key or mode) based on a minor scale and tending to produce a sad or pensive effect Concerto in A minor
- 3. (of a term) occurring as the subject of the conclusion of a categorical syllogism.
- ▪ (of a premise) containing the minor term in a categorical syllogism.
- 1. a person under the age of full legal responsibility the court would take account of the minor's wishes
- 2. a minor key, interval, or scale.
- ▪ a system of change-ringing using six bells.
- 3. North American the minor leagues in a particular professional sport, especially baseball he's been pitching in the minors for six years
- 4. North American a college student's subsidiary subject or area of concentration a minor in American Indian studies
- 5. a minor term or premise.
- 6. short for minor suit
- 1. North American study or qualify in as a subsidiary subject at college or university Clark had minored in Animal Science
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