Found 4 items, similar to second.
English → Indonesian
English → Indonesian
detik, kedua, nomor dua
English → English
adj 1: coming next after the first in position in space or time or
degree or magnitude [syn: 2nd
2: coming next after first; “a second chance”
; “the second vice
3: a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in
pitch than or subordinate to the first; “second flute”
“the second violins”
4: having the second highest gear ratio; “second gear”
adv : in the second place; “second, we must consider the economy”
n 1: 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the
Systeme International d'Unites [syn: sec
2: an indefinitely short time; “wait just a moment”
; “it only
takes a minute”
; “in just a bit”
3: the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who
is stationed near 2nd base [syn: second base
4: a particular point in time; “the moment he arrived the party
5: following the first in an ordering or series; “he came in a
6: a 60th part of a minute of arc; “the treasure is 2 minutes
and 45 seconds south of here”
7: the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing
8: a speech seconding a motion; “do I hear a second?”
9: the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in
the gear box of a motor vehicle; “he had to shift down
into second to make the hill”
[syn: second gear
10: merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a
reduced price without the brand name [syn: irregular
v 1: give support or one's approval to; “I'll second that
; “I can't back this plan”
; “endorse a new
2: transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment;
“The officer was seconded for duty overseas”
English → English
, a. [F., fr. L. secundus second, properly,
following, fr. sequi to follow. See Sue
to follow, and cf.
1. Immediately following the first; next to the first in
order of place or time; hence, occurring again; another;
And he slept and dreamed the second time. --Gen.
2. Next to the first in value, power, excellence, dignity, or
rank; secondary; subordinate; inferior.
May the day when we become the second people upon
earth . . . be the day of our utter extirpation.
3. Being of the same kind as another that has preceded;
another, like a prototype; as, a second Cato; a second
Troy; a second deluge.
A Daniel, still say I, a second Daniel! --Shak.
. See Adventist
, the child of a cousin.
. See under File
(Art), that part of a picture between the
foreground and the background; -- called also middle ground
, or middle distance
(Eng.), the House of Peers.
, a female house-servant who does the lighter
work, as chamber work or waiting on table.
. See under Intention
, Second floor
, in America, the second range
of rooms from the street level. This, in England, is
called the first floor
, the one beneath being the
or Second thoughts
, consideration of a
matter following a first impulse or impression;
On second thoughts, gentlemen, I don't wish you had
known him. --Dickens.
1. One who, or that which, follows, or comes after; one next
and inferior in place, time, rank, importance, excellence,
An angel's second, nor his second long. --Young.
2. One who follows or attends another for his support and
aid; a backer; an assistant; specifically, one who acts as
another's aid in a duel.
Being sure enough of seconds after the first onset.
3. Aid; assistance; help. [Obs.]
Give second, and my love
Is everlasting thine. --J. Fletcher.
4. pl. An article of merchandise of a grade inferior to the
best; esp., a coarse or inferior kind of flour.
5. [F. seconde. See Second
, a.] The sixtieth part of a
minute of time or of a minute of space, that is, the
second regular subdivision of the degree; as, sound moves
about 1,140 English feet in a second; five minutes and ten
seconds north of this place.
6. In the duodecimal system of mensuration, the twelfth part
of an inch or prime; a line. See Inch
, and Prime
(a) The interval between any tone and the tone which is
represented on the degree of the staff next above it.
(b) The second part in a concerted piece; -- often
popularly applied to the alto.
8. (Parliamentary Procedure) A motion in support of another
motion which has been moved in a deliberative body; a
motion without a second dies without discussion.
, the hand which marks the seconds on the dial
of a watch or a clock.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seconded
; p. pr. & vb.
.] [Cf. F. seconder, L. secundare, from
secundus. See Second
1. To follow in the next place; to succeed; to alternate.
In the method of nature, a low valley is immediately
seconded with an ambitious hill. --Fuller.
Sin is seconded with sin. --South.
2. To follow or attend for the purpose of assisting; to
support; to back; to act as the second of; to assist; to
forward; to encourage.
We have supplies to second our attempt. --Shak.
In human works though labored on with pain,
A thousand movements scarce one purpose gain;
In God's, one single can its end produce,
Yet serves to second too some other use. --Pope.
3. Specifically, (Parliamentary Procedure) to support, as a
motion or proposal, by adding one's voice to that of
the mover or proposer.
Note: Under common parliamentary rules used by many
organizations, especially legislative bodies, a motion
must be seconded in order to come properly before the
deliberative body for discussion. Any motion for
which there is no second dies for lack thereof.