Definition of Seconds

1. Noun. (plural of second) ¹



2. Noun. A second serving of food for one person. ¹

3. Noun. An item of clothing that has failed quality control and is sold at a discount ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of second) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seconds

1. second [v] - See also: second

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seconds

secondee
secondees
seconder
seconders
secondes
secondhand
secondhand-smoke
secondhand smoke
secondi
seconding
secondly
secondment
secondments
secondness
secondo
seconds (current term)
seconds of arc
secosteroid
secosteroids
secpar
secpars
secre
secrecies
secrecy
secrely
secreness
secres
secresy
secret-sacred

Literary usage of Seconds

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1884)
"Respiration in 15 seconds. 160 mm. 36 6 5 seconds, 160 After Injection. ... Respiration in 15 seconds. 155 40 7 After Injection. 5 seconds, 110 10 " 50 15 ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1915)
"Their reaction times are: oil of peppermint 2-3 seconds, average 2.50 seconds; oil of thyme 2-3 seconds, average 2.25 seconds; oil of wintergreen 2-3 ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1878)
"At 5:35 the heart beat 8 in 30 seconds. At 5:45 it beat 5 in 60 seconds; ... At 4:45, heart beat Sin 15 seconds. At 4:48 the heart beat fi in 30 seconds. ..."

4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"Their reaction times areas follows: Oil of peppermint, 2 to 15 seconds, average 3.8 seconds; oil of thyme, 2 to 25 seconds, average 4.7 seconds; ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"All records from 30 miles to 100 miles are held by JF Donohue, who at Stamford, Conn., in 1893, made the 100 miles in 7 hours, 11 minutes, 38 1-5 seconds. ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1878)
"At 5:32, the heart beat 10 in 30 seconds. At 5:34 opisthotonos occurred. At 5:35 the heart beat 8 in 30 seconds. At 5:45 it beat 5 in 60 seconds: at 5:50, ..."

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