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noun (rfc-level, Noun at L4+ not in L3 Ety section)
  1. The SI unit of time, defined as the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of radiation corresponding to the transition between two hyperfine levels of caesium-133 in a ground state at a temperature of absolute zero and at rest; one-sixtieth of a minute.
  2. A unit of angle equal to one-sixtieth of a minute of arc or one part in 3600 of a degree.
  3. A short, indeterminate amount of time.
I'll be there in a .
  1. (context, usually in the plural) A manufactured item that, though still usable, fails to meet quality control standards.
They were discounted because they contained blemishes, nicks or were otherwise factory seconds.
  1. The attendant of a contestant in a duel or box, boxing match, who must be ready to take over if the contestant drops out. In the case of a duel, the seconds may also fight each other at 90° to the other contestants.
  2. One who agrees in addition, or such a motion, as required in certain meetings to pass judgement etc.
If we want the motion to pass, we will need a .
  1. Another chance to achieve what should have been done the first time, usually indicating success this time around. (See second-guess.)
  2. The second gear of an engine.
  3. (baseball) second base, Second base.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: herkansing(nl)f
  • French: article de second choix
  • German: Sekundant(de)m
  • Italian: seconda chance , seconda possibilití 
  • Spanish: segunda(es)f
verb 
  1. (transitive) To agree as a second person to (a proposal), usually to reach a necessary quorum of two.
I the motion.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: bijvallen(nl), ondersteunen(nl)
  • Italian: secondare}}, it(it(it, assecondare}}, {{t-, it)appoggiare, {{t+)sostenere
  • Spanish: secundar(es)
Etymology: From (term, lang=fro, second).
  • (sense, SI unit of time) the second division of the hour, the minute being the first
  • (sense, unit of angle) the second division of the degree, the minute being the first



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