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second

noun [C] (TIME)
时间
 
 
/ˈsek.ənd/
( abbreviation sec, s) a short unit of time which is equal to a sixtieth of a minute
There are sixty seconds in a minute.
1分钟有60秒。
These computers process millions of instructions per second.
这些电脑每秒钟处理几百万个指令。
The new system can trace a phone call in a fraction of a second.
新系统可以极快地查出来电号码。
Specific periods of time
a very short period of time
片刻;瞬间
"Come on, hurry up!" "I'll just/only be a second - I've got to lock the back door."
“快,跟上!”“等一小会儿,我得把后门锁上。”
Have you got a second, Paul? I'd like to have a word with you.
你能抽出点儿时间吗,保罗?我想和你说句话。
It won't take a second (= It will be very quick).
花不了多少时间。
Wait a couple of/a few seconds before trying again.
等一会儿再试。
Short in timeTemporary
(Definition of second noun (TIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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