[drah-muh, dram-uh] /ˈdrɑ mə, ˈdræm ə/
a composition in prose or verse presenting in dialogue or pantomime a story involving conflict or contrast of character, especially one intended to be acted on the stage; a play.
the branch of literature having such compositions as its subject; art or representation.
the art dealing with the writing and production of plays.
any situation or series of events having vivid, emotional, conflicting, or striking interest or results:
the drama of a murder trial.
the quality of being .
a work to be performed by actors on stage, radio, or television; play
the genre of literature represented by works intended for the stage
the art of the writing and production of plays
a situation or sequence of events that is highly emotional, tragic, or turbulent
1510s, from Late Latin drama “play, drama,” from Greek drama (genitive dramatos) “play, action, deed,” from dran “to do, act, perform” (especially some great deed, whether good or bad), from PIE *dere- “to work.” Drama queen attested by 1992.
/ˈmɪnɪˌdrɛs/ noun 1. a very short dress, at least four inches above the knee Often shortened to mini
[min-ee, min-ee-ey; French mee-nyey] /ˈmɪn i, ˈmɪn iˌeɪ; French miˈnyeɪ/ noun 1. a conical bullet with a hollow base that expanded when fired, used in the 19th century. /ˈmɪnɪˌeɪ; French miɲe/ noun 1. a conical rifle bullet, used in the 19th century, manufactured with a hollow base designed to expand when fired to fit the […]
[min-uh-fahy] /ˈmɪn əˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), minified, minifying. 1. to makeless. 2. to minimize. /ˈmɪnɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (transitive) (rare) to minimize or lessen the size or importance of (something)
storage 5.25-inch vanilla floppy disks, as opposed to 3.5-inch or microfloppies and the now-obsolescent 8-inch variety. At one time, this term was a trademark of Shugart Associates for their SA-400 minifloppy drive. Nobody paid any attention. See stiffy. (1996-05-03)