second

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  • n.
    1. (Abbr. sec.)
      1. A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of a minute.
      2. The time needed for a cesium-133 atom to perform 9,192,631,770 complete oscillations.
    2. A brief interval of time; a moment. See synonyms at moment.
    3. (Abbr. s) Mathematics. A unit of angular measure equal to one sixtieth of a minute.

    [Middle English seconde, from Old French, from Medieval Latin (pars minūta) secunda, second (small part), feminine of Latin secundus, second, following. See second2.]


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