second noun (TIME) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "second" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [C] (TIME)
( abbreviation sec, s) a short unit of time which is equal to a sixtieth of a minute
There are sixty seconds in a minute.
These computers process millions of instructions per second.
The new system can trace a phone call in a fraction of a second.
Specific periods of time
a very short period of time
"Come on, hurry up!" "I'll just/only be a second - I've got to lock the back door."
Have you got a second, Paul? I'd like to have a word with you.
It won't take a second (= It will be very quick).
Wait a couple of/a few seconds before trying again.
Short in timeTemporary
(Definition of second noun (TIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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