minim

1

In the United Kingdom, 19 – 20th century, a unit of liquid capacity in British apothecaries’ measure, about 0.059 milliliters, used by pharmacists. Symbol, link to a chart showing relationships between the units in British apothecaries' measure  See apothecaries measure. The 1963 Weights and Measures Act scheduled the minim for abolition, and it actually became no longer legal in trade on February 1, 1971, a date set by the 1970 Weights and Measures Act.

2

In the United States, a unit of liquid capacity in U.S. apothecaries' measure, = 1/60 fluid dram, about 0.062 milliliter (about 1.041 British minims).  link to a page with a table showing relationships between the units in U.S. apothecaries' measure  Symbol, min or ♏.

United Nations, 1966.

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