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second

noun [C] (TIME)
時間
 
 
/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分鐘有60秒。
These computers process millions of instructions per second.
這些電腦每秒鐘處理幾百萬個指令。
The new system can trace a phone call in a fraction of a second.
新系統可以極快地查出來電號碼。
Specific periods of time
a very short period of time
片刻;瞬間
"Come on, hurry up!" "I'll just/only be a second - I've got to lock the back door."
「快,跟上!」「等一下,我得把鎖後門。」
Have you got a second, Paul? I'd like to have a word with you.
你能抽出點時間嗎,保羅?我想和你說句話。
It won't take a second (= It will be very quick).
花不了多少時間。
Wait a couple of/a few seconds before trying again.
等一會兒再試。
Short in timeTemporary
(Definition of second noun (TIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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