Definition of Millisecond

1. Noun. One thousandth (10^-3) of a second.

Exact synonyms: Msec
Generic synonyms: Time Unit, Unit Of Time
Group relationships: S, Sec, Second
Terms within: Microsecond



Definition of Millisecond

1. Noun. One one-thousandth of a second. Symbol: ms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Millisecond

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Millisecond

1. One-thousandth of a second. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millisecond

millipascals
milliped
millipedal
millipede
millipedes
millipedic
millipeds
millipore
millipores
milliradian
milliradians
millirem
millirems
milliroentgen
milliroentgens
millisecond (current term)
milliseconds
millisiemens
millisievert
millisieverts
millisite
milliskin
milliskins
millistere
millisteres
milliunit
milliunits
millivolt
millivoltmeter
millivolts

Literary usage of Millisecond

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1. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the 2nd NIMH Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"Evidently, Ca2* opens fusion pores within a fraction of a millisecond. This enormous speed suggests that the pore is formed by a ..."

2. The Application of Hyperbolic Functions to Electrical Engineering Problems by Arthur Edwin Kennelly (1916)
"Line Freed at the Distant End.—If the aerial line-length is, say, just 300 km., a wave would traverse it in one millisecond, if there were no retardation ..."

3. Robot Manipulators: Mathematics, Programming, and Control : the Computer by Richard P. Paul (1981)
"The other time variable, time, simply increments at a millisecond rate. ... After it is assigned it simply continues to increment at a millisecond rate. ..."

4. Operative Gynecologic Laparoscopy: Principles and Techniques by Camran Nezhat (2000)
"... that pulse durations between 0.6 and 0.2 millisecond, at rates below 700 pulses per second, allow effective ablation with minimal thermal injury. ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1913)
"The average heights and durations of flame are as follows: Explosive E, height 10.00 inches; duration, 0.196 millisecond. Explosive F, height 12.32 inches; ..."

6. Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics by Edward R Dougherty (2005)
"This system undoubtedly will become a valuable measurement for monitoring millisecond time-scale kinetics for chemical and biochemical reactions required ..."

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