picosecond
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1962 one trillionth of a second

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  • picosecond — (n.) 1966, from PICO (Cf. pico ) + SECOND (Cf. second) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • picosecond — pikosekundė statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Tarptautinės matavimo vienetų sistemos (SI) laiko matavimo vienetas, lygus vienai trilijonajai (10⁻¹²) sekundės daliai. Santrumpa ps. santrumpa( os) ps atitikmenys: angl. picosecond …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • picosecond — /pee keuh sek euhnd, puy /, n. one trillionth of a second. Abbr.: ps, psec [1965 70; PICO + SECOND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • picosecond — pi·co·sec·ond pē kō .sek ənd, ənt n one trillionth of a second abbr. ps …   Medical dictionary

  • picosecond — n. one trillionth of a second …   English contemporary dictionary

  • picosecond — pi·co·second …   English syllables

  • picosecond — pi•co•sec•ond [[t]ˈpi kəˌsɛk ənd, ˈpaɪ [/t]] n. hor one trillionth of a second …   From formal English to slang

  • picosecond — (ps)    a unit of time equal to 10 12 second …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • picosecond — noun one trillionth (10^ 12) of a second; one thousandth of a nanosecond • Hypernyms: ↑time unit, ↑unit of time • Part Holonyms: ↑nanosecond • Part Meronyms: ↑femtosecond …   Useful english dictionary

  • Picosecond ultrasonics — When an ultrashort light pulse (duration: 100 fs, energy …   Wikipedia

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