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 […]
noun 1. Also called harmonic minor scale. a scale having half steps between the second and third, fifth and sixth, and seventh and eighth degrees, with whole steps for the other intervals. 2. Also called melodic minor scale. a scale having the third degree lowered a half step when ascending, and the seventh, sixth, and […]
- Minor salivary gland
minor salivary gland n. Any of the small salivary glands of the oral cavity, including the labial, buccal, molar, lingual, and palatine glands.