minimal vs nominal

minimal nominal

Definitions

  • 1) art characterised by the use of simple form or structures.
  • 2) The smallest possible amount, quantity, or degree.
  • 3) music characterised by the repetition and gradual alteration of short phrases.
  • 4) Small in amount or degree.
  • 5) Of, relating to, or being minimalism.
  • 6) Smallest in amount or degree.
  • 7) Only barely adequate.
  • 8) Of, pertaining to, or having a character of, a minim or minimum; least; smallest.
  • 9) the least possible

Definitions

  • 1) grammar A part of speech that shares features with s and adjectives.
  • 2) grammar A or word group that functions as a phrase.
  • 3) A word or group of words functioning as a .
  • 4) obsolete A nominalist.
  • 5) (Gram.) A verb formed from a .
  • 6) A name; an appellation.
  • 7) a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
  • 8) A nominalist.
  • 9) A verb formed from a ; a denominative.
  • 10) philosophy Of or relating to nominalism.
  • 11) Of or relating to the presumed or approximate value, rather than the actual value.
  • 12) engineering According to plan or design; normal.
  • 13) finance Of, relating to, or being the amount or face value of a sum of money or a stock certificate, for example, and not the purchasing power or market value.
  • 14) Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names.
  • 15) economics Without adjustment to remove the effects of inflation; contrasted with real.
  • 16) Existing in name only.
  • 17) Insignificantly small; trifling.
  • 18) Assigned to or bearing a person's name.
  • 19) finance Of, relating to, or being the rate of interest or return without adjustment for compounding or inflation.
  • 20) grammar Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.
  • 21) statistics, of a variable Having values whose order is insignificant.
  • 22) Economics Of or relating to an amount or rate that is not adjusted for inflation.
  • 23) Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names.
  • 24) Insignificantly small; trifling.
  • 25) Grammar Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.
  • 26) Assigned to or bearing a person's name.
  • 27) Business Of or relating to the par value of a security rather than the market value.
  • 28) Existing in name only; not real.
  • 29) Philosophy Of or relating to nominalism.
  • 30) Within acceptable limits; as expected; ; -- used mostly in aviation and space operations.
  • 31) Insignificant; trifling; -- of prices or costs, as compared with the benefits gained.
  • 32) Existing in name only; not real.
  • 33) Of or pertaining to a name or names; having to do with the literal meaning of a word; verbal.
  • 34) pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun
  • 35) relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
  • 36) existing in name only
  • 37) insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)
  • 38) named; bearing the name of a specific person
  • 39) of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation
  • 40) Nominalistic.

Examples

  • 1) It is fantastic that we can use this technology through our existing infrastructure with minimal cost and effort.
  • 2) Both of this week's recipes are incredibly easy to make, and involve minimal effort for a tasty return.
  • 3) Numbers of strikers in surgeries are relatively small so impact will be minimal.
  • 4) We have a team whose resale value is minimal.
  • 5) Use minimal amounts of artificial sweeteners until taste can be trained to not want sweet things.
  • 6) The contact was minimal and the agency decided that it did not constitute a threat.
  • 7) Transform an interior with minimal effort by hanging some uplifting art.
  • 8) Not at all uninteresting but somewhat unsurprising and of minimal artistic value.
  • 9) Those are the things that people can put together with minimal training and minimal amounts of kit.
  • 10) Our daughter has minimal contact with her family.
  • 11) They will give you amazing eyes with minimal effort.
  • 12) They were on the pitch for a minimal amount of time and they went back.
  • 13) He went down theatrically to a challenge which appeared to make minimal contact.
  • 14) Most people can save anything from tens to hundreds of pounds with minimal effort.
  • 15) What we see is happy riders getting about the city at speed with minimal environmental impact and cost.
  • 16) Chemical and biological weapons will have minimal impact on us as we can fight through any biochemical strike.
  • 17) Churches frequently provide employees with benefits whose value is so minimal that it would be impractical to account for it.
  • 18) The transport costs were presumably minimal.
  • 19) With a limited mileage insurance policy, costs are minimal and it has the enjoyment factor.
  • 20) The Act already allows applications for extended hours to be made at minimal cost.
  • 21) In addition, some experts say that any impact has been minimal.
  • 22) The houses around here were mostly built in the second half of the 19th century with shallow foundations and minimal expenditure on the structure above.
  • 23) Fish offers what he calls a minimal, but positive, story about hallucination.
  • 24) Well, I'm talking about software and service, it's really what I call minimal migration, where there is a loss there.
  • 25) Mayor Ed Clark took issue with what he called minimal dispensary operator requirements.
  • 26) NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Mayor Ray Nagin is halting a push to revamp New Orleans 'approach to retaining and attracting businesses, citing a lack of diversity on the board that would guide the effort, posturing for control and what he called a minimal funding commitment by the private sector.
  • 27) When I did not answer, he said, “Be that as it may, I do expect a certain minimal level of engagement on the part of my students if they are to receive a satisfactory grade.”
  • 28) A: The web restricted nature of the offering means that the digital assets are at all times controlled by the system (versus digital files downloaded to users) and thus result in minimal piracy.
  • 29) In my experience, standards are indeed low; gifted students have an easy time earning a degree and less dilligent individuals usually get enough aid to squeak by, provided they put in minimal effort.
  • 30) Some cuts - farm subsidies, defense, entitlements - should take precedence because they entail minimal impact on economic growth.
  • 31) To call humane societies impact minimal is ignorant.
  • 32) ‘It's just a shame that they did not see fit to at least include a minimal amount of this information on the disc.’
  • 33) ‘While I scanned the place, Ryan asked me some questions which I answered with the minimal amount of information.’
  • 34) ‘The worm is spreading modestly and causing only a minimal amount of damage.’
  • 35) ‘The poorest schools, such as Detroit Public Schools, get this minimal amount.’
  • 36) ‘On Monday I started myself on a diet where I am eating meat, fruit and vegetables with a minimal amount of carbohydrates.’
  • 37) ‘As a result, we could preserve and extend the advantages of a free market with a minimal amount of coercion.’
  • 38) ‘Instead, a year of planning has gone into ensuring the absolute minimal amount of disruption to traffic while the work has been in progress.’
  • 39) ‘Within the space of a week, and with minimal amount of application, it is possible to gain a skill of incalculable worth.’
  • 40) ‘With a limited budget finding performers willing to travel and perform for a minimal amount proved difficult.’
  • 41) ‘There is a minimal amount of violence and very little blood.’
  • 42) ‘The exterior differences were minimal, amounting to some new alloys and revised indicator lamp housings.’
  • 43) ‘With a minimal amount of research you can make a sound decision on who to do business with.’
  • 44) ‘We also see the band on tour throughout New Zealand and Asia with a minimal amount of live footage.’
  • 45) ‘It can be the backbone of many meals while adding only a minimal amount of fat.’
  • 46) ‘Moreover, the nation has got on well with only a minimal amount of decisive political leadership.’
  • 47) ‘The kitchen was small and cramped, with minimal counter space and cabinetry.’
  • 48) ‘Budget deficits are also the norm - the tax base is insufficient to cover minimal government spending.’
  • 49) ‘He stressed, however, that this easing of restrictions was only minimal.’
  • 50) ‘Despite his minimal knowledge of music, Hoss could tell he was off key and slurring the words.’
  • 51) ‘For a low-budget Indonesian film, preceded by minimal hype, this was nothing short of a triumph.’
  • 52) ‘His career did not take off until the early 1960s, when he turned to sculpture and became one of the leading exponents of minimal art.’
  • 53) ‘Agnes Martin's austerely minimal grid paintings made a profound impression on him.’
  • 54) ‘In the first two rooms of the gallery, Samson Mudzunga presents a minimal show that somehow suits his enigmatic nature.’
  • 55) ‘Although minimal in form, these are some of Kelly's most interesting paintings to date.’
  • 56) ‘In minimal art, it would seem, are the latent possibilities, the alternatives, which are the essence of creation.’
  • 57) ‘The minimal cover lines, a minimalist Jason Wu frock, minimalist makeup: all a class act.’
  • 58) ‘But that artist's work was so minimal that Michelangelo was able to fashion a figure, ultimately, of his creation.’
  • 59) ‘Light and exquisitely crafted and delicate jewellery with smooth curves and floral designs in geometric forms made with minimal metal look and set with tiny crystals have been specially designed.’
  • 60) ‘Some of the pieces were minimal phrases, and the players would improvise over it many times.’
  • 61) ‘And by the sound of it, he wants the music to stay minimal, yet supremely intense and evocative.’
  • 62) ‘It is a reminder of how revolutionary their fast, loud and minimal music initially was.’
  • 63) ‘We know where we come from; we know what we like and I love the responsibility of bringing minimal music to new people.’
  • 64) ‘R. Kelly does the vocals for all six characters over minimal music.’
  • 65) ‘In Jamaican Creole, tone is lexical in a few minimal pairs.’
  • 66) ‘a minimal pair in one language or dialect may not be a minimal pair in another one.’

Examples

  • 1) More daring still would be to throw out the inflation target altogether and replace it with a nominal growth target.
  • 2) It ought not to be news when a nominal price index reaches a new peak; it's what ought to happen.
  • 3) Explain the difference between real income and nominal income.
  • 4) How about they charge cyclists a nominal road tax fee which could go towards pothole repairs?
  • 5) Other prices and nominal income are held constant.
  • 6) Many churches make audio or video recordings of their services available for a nominal charge.
  • 7) Hence nominal earnings growth and real earnings growth have been almost the same.
  • 8) The hundreds of objects are worth far more than the nominal sum paid.
  • 9) It is perfectly possible to have real price deflation with nominal prices rising.
  • 10) Some countries charge a nominal fee for visas that can be bought for cash when you enter the country.
  • 11) We could target nominal economic growth.
  • 12) First, inflation increases the nominal value of work in process and finished inventory.
  • 13) You will be charged a nominal 155 fee for administration costs in delivering this letter.
  • 14) Some British cyclists say they would be willing to pay a nominal sum to maintain cycle facilities.
  • 15) It can flood the with cash, driving up inflation the nominal value of the underlying bank loans.
  • 16) A similar distinction can be made between nominal returns and real returns.
  • 17) As such he was the nominal head of the Vietnamese military and responsible for choosing the Cabinet.
  • 18) Many are at or close to all-time highs, in nominal and real terms.
  • 19) Return parking to the railway and make it free, or a nominal amount to cover costs and free at weekends as it usually used to be.
  • 20) The way a devaluation works is to cut real wages (by raising import prices) while keeping nominal wages constant.
  • 21) When it became apparent that they were missing, I asked for a nominal amount of money in compensation.
  • 22) A vote of thanks was passed to little Squire Goodford, the nominal High Sheriff; I say _nominal_, for,
  • 23) _ -- It is a rough and ready way of giving some idea of the power of an engine or engines on the basis of the number of inches in the area of the cylinder or cylinders, but when the process of taking the diagram of the engine is gone through the term nominal is dropped, and indicated horse-power is then expressed, because it was proved by actual experiment and certainty.
  • 24) It is impossible, therefore, that anything should determine the sorts of things, which we rank under general names, but that idea which that name is designed as a mark for; which is that, as has been shown, which we call nominal essence.
  • 25) It is true, I have often mentioned a real essence, distinct in substances from those abstract ideas of them, which I call their nominal essence.
  • 26) RONALD KADISH, BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE ORGANIZATION: The early indications we have is that everything worked in what we call a nominal mode, which is what is expected.
  • 27) Cisco has paid the everyday people what it calls a nominal fee for their efforts.
  • 28) Because prices were generally falling, previous economists confused the drop in nominal income with a drop in real income.
  • 29) Sayeth The FT: “Yet, at worst, a lengthy slump might be needed to grind out a reduction in nominal prices and wages.”
  • 30) Yet, at worst, a lengthy slump might be needed to grind out a reduction in nominal prices and wages.
  • 31) ‘The government plays a nominal role in dictating policy because it cannot monitor local fisheries or enforce fisheries regulations.’
  • 32) ‘There are then individuals for whom religion plays only a nominal role in constructing a sense of self and of group membership.’
  • 33) ‘It controlled Cuba even after its nominal independence from 1902, and gained sovereignty over the Panama Canal in 1903.’
  • 34) ‘There was a retreat from direct colonial rule, as nominal independence was granted to various bourgeois national governments.’
  • 35) ‘Blake responded that his role at the school board was nominal, and that he actually had very little to do with what goes on at the central school board office located right next door to his own.’
  • 36) ‘If the resolution is passed, the UN's role will be reduced to a purely nominal one.’
  • 37) ‘His role, however, was nominal, and the group was actually managed by professionals.’
  • 38) ‘It was rather a ‘federal’ approach, a compact between indigenous lords and their nominal superiors.’
  • 39) ‘Whatever their nominal service rank, they are the ones who deservedly carry the public's trust.’
  • 40) ‘In 1822, assisted by the British, he sent an expedition to Mombasa, whose rulers, the Mazrui family, owed him nominal allegiance, but who were seeking independence.’
  • 41) ‘Whilst he is the nominal main character, it is in fact on Mrs Loyer on whom the play depends.’
  • 42) ‘The sacking will also dent the reputations of most of the nominal Liberal and National sitting councillors for future council or state contests.’
  • 43) ‘During the criminal proceeding, the accuser's name and most of her history received the nominal protection of Colorado's Rape Shield Law.’
  • 44) ‘One story goes that every time Yul Brynner - who as the nominal star was always in the centre of the shot - opened his mouth, McQueen, in the background, would fiddle ostentatiously with his hat.’
  • 45) ‘Already ‘wage slaves’, they will increasingly sacrifice their nominal freedom for state controls that guarantee social security and pagan hedonism.’
  • 46) ‘Even though the Rising was carried out by a group of people involved in a conspiracy within a conspiracy, and who lied to the nominal leaders in the course of its preparation, public sympathy for the cause began to grow after the executions.’
  • 47) ‘For a number of reasons, my grandmother has never come to explicit faith in Christ (although like many people of her generation in New Zealand, she is a nominal Anglican).’
  • 48) ‘But we seem to have evidence that virtually everything at the site - even the stuff that was nailed down - was taken while it was under our nominal control.’
  • 49) ‘Personal freedom is a right those of us living in nominal democracies often take for granted, but from time to time a film like Aimée & Jaguar can force us to take account of our privileges.’
  • 50) ‘Right now, though the intelligence director has nominal authority, the Pentagon largely controls the budgets and personnel of these two crucial spy agencies.’
  • 51) ‘Jenny and I went to pick up a carload of pizzas and other teenage food half an hour or so ago, leaving Jenny's best friend Sue and her partner Paul in nominal charge of the party.’
  • 52) ‘The picture remains a pastoral scene with a nominal biblical context: a celebration of landscape immersed in vague wistful reverie.’
  • 53) ‘First, check that your name is on the nominal roll.’
  • 54) ‘This was made possible by the Department of Veteran's decision to construct a nominal roll of all who served in the Australian Forces during World War Two.’
  • 55) ‘A nominal roll of all participants will be included.’
  • 56) ‘The detailed breakdown of the force contained in a nominal roll for 1882 clearly shows the change that had taken place.’
  • 57) ‘Of particular interest, a nominal roll of all participants (including non-Australian contingents), will be included as an appendix.’
  • 58) ‘While the charges are nominal at government health establishments, often the cost of the medicine they prescribe is steep, especially for the poor.’
  • 59) ‘Office space will be rented out at nominal prices to IT firms.’
  • 60) ‘If a nominal charge was introduced to defray the cost, I don't think too many people would complain.’
  • 61) ‘Drop fees can range from a nominal charge to hundreds, even thousands of dollars.’
  • 62) ‘The hospital does not levy any charge for the donor cornea but charges a very nominal cost only for the surgical procedure.’
  • 63) ‘Also, almost half of those surveyed said they would be willing to pay a nominal charge for countryside access.’
  • 64) ‘Please note that there is a nominal charge of €10 for non-members at the door, with a special offer of 3 people for the price of 2 at this event.’
  • 65) ‘There will be a nominal charge of £10 per participant.’
  • 66) ‘‘Provided the charge was nominal I don't think this would kill the scheme but I imagine it would affect it,’ she said.’
  • 67) ‘It is expected that there will be a nominal charge.’
  • 68) ‘There is a nominal charge of €3 for non-members at the door - all are welcome.’
  • 69) ‘Our guides will be available at a nominal charge fixed beforehand.’
  • 70) ‘For the nominal charge, individual cubicle rooms are provided as well as three substantial meals a day.’
  • 71) ‘The government provides electricity, gas, water, and bread at a nominal charge.’
  • 72) ‘Valet parking service is available at the main entrance to the hotel for a nominal charge.’
  • 73) ‘The local jeweler will do it either free or for a nominal charge while you wait.’
  • 74) ‘It will also be free to all existing members with a current card with only a nominal fee charged to those joining up after the opening.’
  • 75) ‘The businessman is proposing to sell the property to KDA for the nominal price of €1, or to lease the land on a 99-year lease term for €1.’
  • 76) ‘In that case, BMW could demand repayment of the £500m loan it granted to keep MG Rover going, when Towers and his colleagues bought it for a nominal £10.’
  • 77) ‘Even the introduction of the mildest sanction - a nominal, barely enforced fine - seems to persuade citizens to turn out.’
  • 78) ‘All of these are nominal dimensions and we have to remember that there are always some tolerance spreads in brass.’
  • 79) ‘Using the Friction Loss Chart as described above, the minimum nominal size of the main line is 3/4 inch.’
  • 80) ‘We agree that the road runs straight as it passes through the scene and has a nominal width of around 6 metres.’
  • 81) ‘All the piers had nominal diameter of 13 inches and were 25 feet deep.’
  • 82) ‘The Heiner screw box and its original tap are for threads of two-inch nominal diameter with two and a half threads per inch.’
  • 83) ‘If the ambient temperature exceeds 20 degrees, the nominal length of the beam is longer than when calibrated in the laboratory.’
  • 84) ‘However, some problems can arise when making wooden threads with a nominal diameter larger than about one inch.’
  • 85) ‘A nominal measure is, for example, 1,435 meters.’
  • 86) ‘For threads in wood larger than about one-inch nominal diameter, it is difficult to avoid incorrect threading, especially at the start of the helix.’
  • 87) ‘In spite of the existing low nominal interest rates, the real interest rates in the economy are still high, and also the credit off-take is low.’
  • 88) ‘This is borne out by several studies that concur in stating real and nominal rates ‘are leading indicators of future output.’’
  • 89) ‘During the transition, inflation would lower real rates; nominal rates would adjust incompletely.’
  • 90) ‘But, that really comes later in the cycle, when the spread between real and nominal rates narrows.’
  • 91) ‘The dollar amounts are nominal, but inflation is low here.’
  • 92) ‘One tends to think of participants in a process as nominal entities designated by noun phrases.’
  • 93) ‘Similar are sentences in which a pronoun or noun phrase with general reference is used instead of the nominal relative clause.’
  • 94) ‘It is however a noun and ‘after’ clauses are nominal.’
  • 95) ‘Indeed, the nominal part of this prepositional phrase is not in the nominative case.’
  • 96) ‘However, this sort of construction seems to be quite rare, and I haven't been able to find any similar examples involving conjoined nominal heads.’
  • 97) ‘Spacecraft operations engineers take control of the satellite after it separates from the launch vehicle up to the time when the satellite is safely positioned in its final nominal orbit.’
  • 98) ‘Since injection into orbit the spacecraft's behaviour has been nominal.’
  • 99) ‘They are supplying ‘mission control’ with a steady stream of valuable data and all systems are nominal.’
  • 100) ‘But from the data we are receiving on Channel B, we can say that all of the instruments are nominal.’
  • 101) ‘Received telemetry data confirmed the initial phases of the mission to be nominal.’
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