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Second

Definition

[n] the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near 2nd base
[n] merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
[n] the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "he had to shift down into second to make the hill"
[n] a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?"
[n] the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match
[n] a 60th part of a minute of arc; "the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here"
[n] following the first in an ordering or series; "he came in a close second"
[n] 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the System International d'Unites
[n] a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
[n] an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
[adv] in the second place; "second, we must consider the economy"
[adj] having the second highest gear ratio; "second gear"
[adj] coming next after first; "a second chance"; "the second vice president"
[adj] (music) a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first; "second flute"; "the second violins"
[adj] coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude
[v] give support or one's blessing to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"


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first