English version

minute hand in Chronology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishminute handminute hand /ˈmɪnət hænd/ noun [countable]  TMCthe long thin piece of metal that points to the minutes on a clock or watchhour hand
Examples from the Corpus
minute handThat many trips around the clock means each minute hand has traveled the equivalent of 10,677 miles.Each minute hand is 12 feet 7 inches long; each hour hand is almost 10 feet long.Eloise opened the glass case and adjusted the minute hand until both golden hands were on the twelve numeral.He slipped it from his wrist and wound the minute hand forward.