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A Minute is a unit of time.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

An Imperial minute (a "standard minute") is a small unit of time. It is used to overcome difficulties caused by having non-uniform local times on each world and system.

  • It is equal to sixty standard seconds.
  • The common Imperial abbreviation is min.

Humans tend to perform routine everyday tasks, such as washing, dressing or eating, in multiples of minutes.

Equivalent Metrics[edit]

Other cultures have different values for a minute:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The minute was defined as a unit of time on Terra prior to the foundation of the Terran Confederation. Technologists found the minute useful as the concept of the Technology Level and standardized ideas about sophont society development began to take form.[1]

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.
  1. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak