a political party with so little electoral strength that its chance of gaining control of the government is slight.
noun, Ice Hockey. 1. a penalty consisting of the removal of a player from play for two minutes, no substitute for the player being permitted.
noun, Chess. 1. a bishop or knight.
noun, Astronomy. 1. (def 1). noun 1. another name for asteroid (sense 1) minor planet (mī’nər) See asteroid.
noun, Logic. 1. See under (def 1). [sil-uh-jiz-uh m] /ˈsɪl əˌdʒɪz əm/ noun 1. Logic. an argument the conclusion of which is supported by two premises, of which one (major premise) contains the term (major term) that is the predicate of the conclusion, and the other (minor premise) contains the term (minor term) that is […]