Definition of Arcsecond

1. Noun. A 60th part of a minute of arc. "The treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here"

Exact synonyms: Second
Generic synonyms: Angular Unit
Group relationships: Arcminute, Minute, Minute Of Arc



Definition of Arcsecond

1. Noun. A unit of angle; 1/60th of an arcminute, or 1/3600th of a degree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arcsecond

arcograph
arcographs
arcological
arcologies
arcology
arcon articulator
arcopallium
arcosolium
arcotarsium
arcs
arcsch
arcsec
arcsecant
arcsecants
arcsech
arcsecond (current term)
arcseconds
arcsecs
arcsin
arcsine
arcsines
arcsinh
arcsins
arctan
arctangent
arctangents
arctanh
arctans
arctation
arctations

Literary usage of Arcsecond

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1. Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power And Propulsion by Ssb (2006)
"An arcsecond is approximately the size of a dime viewed from a distance of 1 mile. ARISE: Advanced Radio Interferometry between Space and Earth. ..."

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