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Another word for second

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Noun
  1. A very brief time

      1. A cloth case or covering that is filled with cotton, feathers, hair, etc. to form a mattress or pillow
      2. A cloth case for a mattress or pillow.
      3. (Brit., Informal) Moment; instant
      1. (Computing) A unit of time defined by the frequency of its basic timer; historically, and by convention, 0.01 seconds, but some operating systems use other values.
      1. A jiffy.
      2. (Informal) A jiffy; a moment; a short time.
      1. (Informal) A brief period of sleep.
      2. A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
      3. The very brief time required for a wink; an instant.
      1. A shining with fast intermittent light.
      2. The action of a thing that twinkles
      3. The time it takes to blink once; an instant:
      1. A quick flash of amusement, etc. in the eye
      2. A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
      3. The very brief time it takes to wink; twinkling
      1. A very short time; an instant; a moment; - now used only in the phrase in a trice.
      2. A very short time; instant; moment
      1. (Statistics) The expected value of a positive integer power of a random variable. The first moment of a random variable is the mean of its probability distribution.
      2. A specific point in time, especially the present time:
      3. An occasion affording an opportunity:
      1. An official record of what was said and done at a meeting, convention, etc.
      2. A unit of angular measurement equal to one sixtieth of a degree, or 60 seconds.
      3. A specific point in time:
      1. The current month:
      2. A point or very short space of time; moment
      3. A particular moment
      1. A person very quick or adept at something
      2. A sudden, brief display of thought, understanding, feeling, etc.
      3. A brief time; moment
      1. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
      2. A partial split or break; a fissure.
      3. A moment; an instant:
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    time

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  2. A person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities

      1. A commissioned officer in the British and Canadian navies ranking just below a lieutenant commander.
      2. A person who acts for a superior, as during the latter's absence; aide; deputy
      3. (U.S. Navy) An officer ranking above a lieutenant junior grade and below a lieutenant commander
      1. (Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family, or in a market.
      2. A person or thing that helps; esp., an assisting worker who is more or less unskilled
      3. One who helps; an aide.
      1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
      2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
      3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
      1. A person, often another bishop, appointed to assist a bishop, often becoming the successor
      2. (Ecclesiastical) A subordinate bishop designated as an assistant and usually as a successor to the bishop of a given diocese.
      3. An assistant; helper
      1. An assisting or supplementary group or organization
      2. An individual or group that assists or functions in a supporting capacity:
      3. A member of a foreign body of troops serving a country in war.
      1. A thing that aids
      2. One that assists; a helper.
      3. A person who assists or serves in a subordinate position; helper
      1. An aide-de-camp.
      2. An assistant; a helper:
      1. A staff officer who helps a commanding officer with administrative affairs.
      2. (Mil.) A staff officer who serves as an administrative assistant to the commanding officer
      3. An assistant.
    See also:

    help

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