Definition of SECONDS

noun : SECONDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield ;

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

    ) a 60th part of a minute of arc; "the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here" ;

  • 7. (

    ) the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match ;

  • 9. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 10. (

    ) merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name ;

verb : SECONDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

Adjective : SECONDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude ;

  • 2. (

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


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