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min means Minute Min can also mean Minute meaning small. Another meaning can be minimum. The lowest amount of something.
The same way as you do minute. It's the pronunciation of it that makes the difference.
Just as you have spelt it.
The word meaning "a unit of time" is spelt as you have in the question.
It is spelled minute. This is confusing to some people because it is the same spelling as the word minute meaning sixty seconds. Minute means extremely small like in size or amount.
Pin it, spin it, win it. * * * * * There are two pronunciations of minute. The one above refers to minute as a measure of time. But there is also minute, meaning very small. That rhymes with dilute.
Revolutions Per Minute ( RPM )
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The literal meaning of the French phrase j'ai fini entrer dans une minute' is "I finally enter in a minute". Essentially, it means, "I will be there in a minute" in English.