Noun Definition


1.Definition: 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Related Noun(s):sec

Category: General

2.Definition: a 60th part of a minute of arc

"The treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here"

Related Noun(s):arcsecond

Category: General

3.Definition: a particular point in time

Related Noun(s):instant, minute, moment

Category: General

4.Definition: a speech seconding a motion

"Do I hear a second?"

Related Noun(s):endorsement, indorsement, secondment

Category: General

5.Definition: an indefinitely short time

Related Noun(s):bit, minute, mo, moment

Category: General

6.Definition: following the first in an ordering or series

"He came in a close second"

Category: General

7.Definition: merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name

Related Noun(s):irregular

Category: Objects

8.Definition: the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield

Category: General

9.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects

10.Definition: the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match

Category: People