small matter

  • 1 small matter — unimportant issue, something small and trivial …

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  • 2 Small matter of programming — (SMOP) was among the games described in an article written pseudonymously [ Citation | last = Shedley | first = Ethan I. | title = Big System Games | magazine = Datamation | volume = 17 | issue = 7 | pages = 22 25 | publisher = Technical… …

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  • 3 (the) small matter of something — the little/small/matter of something humorous phrase used for referring to something important that someone has forgotten or not done yet There’s still the small matter of my bonus to discuss. Thesaurus: important thing or details …

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  • 4 Matter — Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the …

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  • 5 Matter in bar — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 6 Matter of fact — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 7 Matter of record — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 8 small — small, little, diminutive, petite, wee, tiny, teeny, weeny, minute, microscopic, miniature can all mean conspicuously below the average in magnitude, especially physical magnitude. Small (opposed to large) and little (opposed to big, great) are… …

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  • 9 small — [smɔːl ǁ smɒːl] adjective 1. not large in size or amount: • Boeing doesn t make a small, 100 seat plane. • The recent fare increases are small. • For a small fee, we can sell your shares for you. 2. unimportant or easy to deal with: • The company …

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  • 10 matter — mat|ter1 W1S1 [ˈmætə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(SUBJECT/SITUATION)¦ 2 matters 3¦(MATERIAL)¦ 4 as a matter of fact 5 what s the matter?/something s the matter/nothing s the matter etc 6.) the truth/fact of the matter is (that) 7 for that matter 8 be… …

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  • 11 small — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 not large or big. 2 slender; thin. 3 not great in importance, amount, number, strength, or power. 4 not much; trifling (a small token; paid small attention). 5 insignificant; unimportant (a small matter; from small… …

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  • 12 matter */*/*/ — I UK [ˈmætə(r)] / US [ˈmætər] noun Word forms matter : singular matter plural matters 1) [countable] something that you are discussing, considering, or dealing with a matter for something: Teachers feel this is a matter for discussion with… …

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  • 13 matter — mat|ter1 [ mætər ] noun *** ▸ 1 something being dealt with ▸ 2 problem/bad situation ▸ 3 situation that someone is in ▸ 4 substance ▸ 5 when time is short ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count something that you are discussing, considering, or dealing with:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 small — 1 /smO:l/ adjective 1 SIZE not large in size or amount: He s a small man, only five feet tall. | Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe. | No, not that one the small one with the red handle! | a smaller increase in the inflation… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 small — adjective 1) a small apartment Syn: little, compact, bijou, tiny, miniature, mini; minute, microscopic, minuscule; toy, baby; poky, cramped, boxy; informal teeny, teensy, itsy bitsy, itty bitty …

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  • 16 matter of record — see matter Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. matter of record …

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  • 17 Matter creation — is the process inverse to particle annihilation. It is the conversion of massless particles into one or more massive particles. This process is the time reversal of annihilation. Since all known massless particles are bosons and the most familiar …

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  • 18 Small Business Administration — Seal of the SBA …

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  • 19 Small Magellanic Cloud — Small Magellanic Cloud. Source: Digitized Sky Survey 2 Observation data (J2000 epoch) …

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  • 20 small — [smôl] adj. [ME smal, narrow, slender < OE smæl, akin to Ger schmal, narrow < IE base * (s)mēlo , smaller animal: see MAL ] 1. little in size, esp. when compared with others of the same kind; not large or big; limited in size 2. a) little… …

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