¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Minima

**1.** minimum [n] - See also: minimum

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### Literary usage of Minima

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Differential and Integral Calculus* by Clyde Elton Love (1916)

"Where possible, find the points of intersection with the axes, determine the
behavior of y for large values of z, find the maxima and **minima** and points of ..."**2.** *Algebra: An Elementary Text-book, for the Higher Classes of Secondary* by George Chrystal (1904)

"The points corresponding to maxima and **minima** values of the function are obviously
... 11 are maxima and **minima** points, according to our present definition, ..."**3.** *Elements of Statistics* by Arthur Lyon Bowley (1907)

"We first make a rapid survey of the series, and notice that the **minima** ...
To test the correlation of the **minima** relative to the maxima a diagram is drawn. ..."**4.** *Physical Optics* by Robert Williams Wood (1905)

"alone will give **minima** along the lines 041, and the right half alone will do ...
The elementary waves from both sides acting together will produce **minima** ..."**5.** *Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science* (1852)

"IN the spring of the year 1847, among other meteorological observations, I
commenced recording the daily maxima and **minima** of temperature, ..."**6.** *An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory* by Benjamin Williamson (1899)

"Suppose it bo required to find the maxima or **minima** values of y from the ...
But the maxima and **minima** values of y must satisfy the equation -j- = o: ..."**7.** *Engineering Mathematics: A Series of Lectures Delivered at Union College* by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1911)

"MAXIMA AND **minima**. 98. In engineering investigations the problem of determining
the maxima and the **minima**, that is, the extrema of a function, ..."**8.** *Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific* by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1896)

"The following times of **minima** of the variable star Algol have been taken from the
... Times of the **minima** occurring in daylight have ..."