transitive verb-·fied·, -·fy·ing
to make or make seem smaller or less important
Origin of minifyfrom Classical Latin minor, less, by associated, association with magnify
transitive verbmin·i·fied, min·i·fy·ing, min·i·fies
To make smaller or less significant; reduce.
Origin of minifymin(imum) (magn)ify
(third-person singular simple present minifies, present participle minifying, simple past and past participle minified)
- To make smaller.
- To reduce in apparent size, as for example objects viewed through a lens or mirror shaped so as to increase the field of view, such as a convex or aspheric mirror or a Fresnel lens
- (computing) To remove white space and unnecessary characters from a web page in order to reduce its size and improve download time.
- minification (noun form)