split second
noun Date: 1912 a fractional part of a second ; flash

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  • split second — n an extremely short period of time for a split second ▪ For a split second the two men hesitated. in a split second ▪ In that split second Graham knew he had won. >split second adj ▪ It was a technique which required split second timing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • split second — noun singular an extremely small amount of time: For one split second I thought he was gone. ╾ split ,second adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • split second — n. a fraction of a second split second adj …   English World dictionary

  • split second — ► NOUN ▪ a very brief moment of time. ► ADJECTIVE (split second) ▪ very rapid or accurate …   English terms dictionary

  • split second — split second, adj. 1. a fraction of a second. 2. an infinitesimal amount of time; instant; twinkling. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • split second — *instant, moment, second, minute, flash, jiffy, twinkling …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Split Second — Note: this article is not about the expression for a split second ; for the band, see A Split Second; for the 2004 TVB drama, see Split Second (TVB); for the film, see Split Second (1992 film) Infobox television show name = Split Second caption …   Wikipedia

  • Split Second — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cinéma et Télévision Split Second (film, 1953), un film américain de 1953 avec Stephen McNally Split Second (film, 1992), un film de science fiction… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • split second — {n.} A very short time; less than a second. * /The lightning flash lasted a split second, and then disappeared./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • split second — {n.} A very short time; less than a second. * /The lightning flash lasted a split second, and then disappeared./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Split Second — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel Split Second Originaltitel Split Second (爭分奪秒) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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