Meaning of “split second” in the English Dictionary

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"split second" in British English

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(Definition of “split second” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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split secondnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsplɪt ˈsek·ənd/

a very short period of time:

For a split second we thought the bus would crash.

(Definition of “split second” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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