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For the bird species, see Myna.

Minor means not important. It may also may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... † See also Starling, Oxpecker The mynas are part of the family Sturndidae, along with the starlings and oxpeckers. ...

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Mathematics

In linear algebra, a minor of a matrix is the determinant of a certain smaller matrix. ... In graph theory, a graph H is called a minor of the graph G if H is isomorphic to a graph that results from a subgraph of G by zero or more edge contractions. ...

Music

In music, the adjectives major and minor can describe a scale, key, chord, or interval. ... A minor scale in musical theory is a diatonic scale whose third scale degree is an interval of a minor third above the tonic. ... Generally speaking, a minor chord is any chord which has a minor third above its root, as opposed to a major chord which has a major third. ... A minor third is the smaller of two commonly occurring musical intervals compounded of two steps of the diatonic scale. ... Change ringing is the art of ringing a set of tuned bells in a series of mathematical patterns called changes, without attempting to ring a conventional tune. ...

Sports

  • Minor leagues, sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues
    • Minor league baseball, North American professional baseball leagues that compete at a level below that of Major League

Minor leagues in the sense intended in this article are professional sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues in those sports. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Minor League Baseball. ...

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