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KK Pronunciation

〔 `sZkәnd, `sZkәnt 〕


〔 ˋsєkәnd 〕

Overview of noun second

The noun second has 10 senses

  • second, sec, s -- (1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites)

  • moment, mo, minute, second, bit -- (an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit")

  • second base, second -- (the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield)

  • moment, minute, second, instant -- (a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began")

  • second -- (following the first in an ordering or series; "he came in a close second")

  • second, arcsecond -- (a 60th part of a minute of arc; "the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here")

  • second -- (the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match)

  • second, secondment, endorsement, indorsement -- (a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?")

  • second gear, second -- (the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "he had to shift down into second to make the hill")

  • irregular, second -- (merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name)

Overview of verb second

The verb second has 2 senses

  • second, back, endorse, indorse -- (give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project")

  • second -- (transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment; "The officer was seconded for duty overseas")

Overview of adj second

The adj second has 2 senses

  • second, 2nd, 2d -- (coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude)

  • second -- (a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first; "second flute"; "the second violins")

Overview of adv second

The adv second has 1 sense

  • second, secondly -- (in the second place; "second, we must consider the economy")