noun, plural minks (especially collectively) mink.
a semiaquatic weasellike animal of the genus Mustela, especially the North American M. vison.
the fur of this animal, brownish in the natural state and having lustrous outside hairs and a thick, soft undercoat.
a coat, stole, etc., made of this fur.
noun (pl) mink, minks
any of several semiaquatic musteline mammals of the genus Mustela, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having slightly webbed feet
the highly valued fur of these animals, esp that of the American mink (M. vison)
a garment made of this, esp a woman’s coat or stole
early 15c., “skin or fur of the mink,” from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish menk “a stinking animal in Finland”). Applied in English to the animal itself from 1620s.
fuck like a mink, tight
[min-i-kin] /ˈmɪn ɪ kɪn/ noun 1. a person or object that is delicate, dainty, or diminutive. 2. a printing type (about 3½ point). adjective 3. delicate, dainty, or mincing. /ˈmɪnɪkɪn/ noun 1. a small, dainty, or affected person or thing adjective 2. dainty, prim, or affected
- Minkowski space-time
/mɪŋˈkɒfskɪ/ noun 1. a four-dimensional space in which three coordinates specify the position of a point in space and the fourth represents the time at which an event occurred at that point Minkowski space-time (mĭn-kôk’skē) A four-dimensional space-time with no curvature, assumed in the theory of Special Relativity. The curved space-time of General Relativity appears […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. a four-dimensional space in which the fourth coordinate is time and in which a single event is represented as a point.
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/mɪn mɪn/ noun 1. (Austral) will-o’-the-wisp