microsecond
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1906 one millionth of a second

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  • microsecond — (n.) 1906, from MICRO (Cf. micro ) + SECOND (Cf. second) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • microsecond — ► NOUN ▪ one millionth of a second …   English terms dictionary

  • microsecond — [mī′krō sek΄ənd] n. [ MICRO + SECOND3] one millionth of a second: symbol, μs …   English World dictionary

  • Microsecond — A microsecond is an SI unit of time equal to one millionth (10−6) of a second. Its symbol is µs. A microsecond is equal to 1000 nanoseconds or 1/1000 millisecond. Because the next SI unit is 1000 times larger, measurements of 10−5 and 10−4… …   Wikipedia

  • microsecond — UK [ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsekənd] / US [ˈmaɪkroʊˌsekənd] noun [countable] Word forms microsecond : singular microsecond plural microseconds a unit for measuring time. There are one million microseconds in a second …   English dictionary

  • microsecond — [[t]ma͟ɪkroʊsekənd[/t]] microseconds N COUNT A microsecond is one millionth of a second …   English dictionary

  • microsecond — mikrosekundė statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dalinis trukmės matavimo vienetas, lygus milijonajai sekundės daliai, t. y. 1 μs =10⁻⁶ s. atitikmenys: angl. microsecond vok. Mikrosekunde, f rus. микросекунда, f pranc.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • microsecond — mikrosekundė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. microsecond vok. Mikrosekunde, f rus. микросекунда, f pranc. microseconde, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • microsecond — mikrosekundė statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Tarptautinės matavimo vienetų sistemos (SI) laiko matavimo vienetas, lygus vienai milijonajai (10⁻⁶ ) sekundės daliai. Santrumpa µs. santrumpa( os) µs atitikmenys: angl. microsecond …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • microsecond — n. one millionth of a second. * * * microsecond, section see micro 5 a, 2 c …   Useful english dictionary

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