phonetic symbol: / sékənd | sékən / 

second - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield
second base

[ noun ]
■ merchandise that has imperfections
■ usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name

[ noun ]
■ 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
second gear

[ noun ]
■ a speech seconding a motion
・do I hear a second?
endorsement , indorsement , secondment

[ noun ]
■ the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match

[ noun ]
■ a 60th part of a minute of arc
・the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here

[ noun ]
■ following the first in an ordering or series
・he came in a close second

[ noun ]
■ 1/60 of a minute
■ the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
s , sec

[ noun ]
■ a particular point in time
instant , minute , moment

[ noun ]
■ an indefinitely short time
bit , minute , mo , moment

[ verb ]
■ transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment
・The officer was seconded for duty overseas

[ verb ]
■ give support or one's approval to
・I'll second that motion
back , endorse , indorse

[ adjective ]
■ a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first
・second flute
・the second violins

[ adjective satellite ]
■ coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude
2d , 2nd

[ adverb ]
■ in the second place
・second, we must consider the economy

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