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Multiple Meanings
minuteness — as in:  a minute amount

Don’t eat a lot of poppy seeds for a few days before a drug test. They have a minute amount of a chemical that can cause a false positive when testing for heroin use.
very, very small
minutes — as in:  keep the minutes

The secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting.
a written record of what happened at a meeting

Much more commonly, minute and minutes refer to a period of time lasting 60 seconds.
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