millisecond
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1909 one thousandth of a second

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • millisecond — (n.) one thousandth of a second, 1922, from MILLI (Cf. milli ) + SECOND (Cf. second) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • millisecond — ► NOUN ▪ one thousandth of a second …   English terms dictionary

  • millisecond — [mil′isek΄ənd] n. one thousandth of a second: abbrev. ms …   English World dictionary

  • Millisecond — Horizontal logarithmic scale marked with units of time A millisecond (from milli and second; abbreviation: ms) is a thousandth (1/1,000) of a second.[1] 10 milliseconds (a hundredth of a secon …   Wikipedia

  • millisecond — UK [ˈmɪlɪˌsekənd] / US noun [countable] Word forms millisecond : singular millisecond plural milliseconds a unit for measuring extremely short periods of time. There are 1000 milliseconds in a second …   English dictionary

  • millisecond — [[t]mɪ̱lisekənd[/t]] milliseconds N COUNT A millisecond is a unit of time equal to one thousandth of a second …   English dictionary

  • millisecond — milisekundė statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dalinis trukmės matavimo vienetas, lygus tūkstantajai sekundės daliai, t. y. 1 ms =10⁻³ s. atitikmenys: angl. millisecond vok. Millisekunde, f rus. миллисекунда, f pranc.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • millisecond — milisekundė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. millisecond vok. Millisekunde, f rus. миллисекунда, f pranc. milliseconde, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • millisecond — /mil euh sek euhnd/, n. one thousandth of a second. Abbr.: msec [1905 10; MILLI + SECOND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • millisecond — noun One one thousandth of a second. Symbol: ms …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”