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Min (mĬn). 1 Chief river of Fujian prov., SE China, c.350 mi (560 km) long, rising in Wuyi shan and flowing SE to the South China Sea near Fuzhou; it receives several tributaries near Nanping. Fuzhou, a transshipment point, has a deepwater anchorage for oceangoing vessels. 2 River, W Sichuan prov., central China, c.500 mi (800 km) long, rising in the Min shan and flowing S through the Chengdu Plain to the Chang River at Yibin. The Dadu River, c.400 mi (640 km) long, is its chief tributary. In the 2d cent. BC, the Min's water was diverted by Li Ping, governor of Chengdu, into numerous channels that reunite downstream near Pengshan. The irrigation system is still used today to water the fertile Chengdu Plain.

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min Abbrev. for minimum.
1. One of the basic actions performed on a set on whose elements a total ordering ← is defined; when applied in the form min(S) it produces the smallest element of the set S with respect to ←.

2. A monadic operation applied to a language L and defined in such a way that min(L) is the set of strings in L that have no proper prefixes that are also in L.

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Min (Heb., ‘heretic’). Hebrew term for heretic or sectarian. A min can be a Jewish heretic or a gentile. It was Samuel ha-Katan in the late 1st cent. CE who composed the ‘benediction’ (i.e. imprecation) against the minim found in the ʿAmidah, and this seems originally to have been directed against the Judaeo-Christians: see BIRKAT HA-MINIM.

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Min / min/ • n. a dialect of Chinese spoken by more than 50 million people, mainly in Fujian province, Hainan, and Taiwan.

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Minagin, akin, begin, Berlin, bin, Boleyn, Bryn, chin, chin-chin, Corinne, din, fin, Finn, Flynn, gaijin, gin, Glyn, grin, Gwyn, herein, Ho Chi Minh, in, inn, Jin, jinn, kin, Kweilin, linn, Lynn, mandolin, mandoline, Min, no-win, pin, Pinyin, quin, shin, sin, skin, spin, therein, thin, Tientsin, tin, Tonkin, Turin, twin, underpin, Vietminh, violin, wherein, whin, whipper-in, win, within, Wynne, yin •weigh-in • lutein • lie-in • Samhain •Bowen, Cohen, Owen, throw-in •heroin, heroine •benzoin •bruin, ruin, shoo-in •Bedouin • Islwyn •genuine, Menuhin •cabin, Scriabin •Portakabin • sin bin • swingbin •bobbin, dobbin, robin •haemoglobin (US hemoglobin) •Reuben • dubbin • dustbin • Jacobin •kitchen, lichen •Cochin • urchin

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min minimum
• symbol for minute(s)

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