minilecture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ lecture

Noun[edit]

minilecture (plural minilectures)

  1. A short lecture.
    • 2007 January 25, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, “Bush Makes Sales Pitch for Proposal on Energy”, New York Times:
      After hearing a minilecture on how plants are converted into sugars, and the sugars then distilled into fuel, Mr. Bush, a former Texas oilman who has proclaimed Americans “addicted to oil,” lifted up a glass beaker of switchgrass, a perennial grass that looks like hay, and stared into a bank of television cameras to drive his point home.