Second

Definitions of "Second"

To follow up; supplement.

To support; aid; forward; promote; back, or back up; specifically, to assist in a duel.

In music, to sing second to.

In legislative and deliberative bodies, public meetings, etc., formally to express approval and support of (a motion, amendment, or proposal), as a preliminary to further discussion or to formal adoption.

In the British Royal Artillery and Royal Engineers, to put into temporary retirement, as an officer when he accepts civil employment under the crown.

The sixtieth part of a minute. noun

Next after the first in order, place, time, rank, value, quality, etc.: an ordinal numeral: as, the second day of the month; the second volume of a book; the second auditor of the treasury; the second table of the law.

Secondary; not primary; subordinate; in music, lower in pitch, or rendering a part lower in pitch: as, second fiddle; second soprano.

Other; another: as, a second Daniel; his second self.

Favorable; helpful; aiding or disposed to aid.

In mathematics, noting a function derived from the performance of the same operation twice in succession: thus, the second difference is the difference of the difference; so second differentials, derivatives, differential coefficients, etc.

An indefinitely short time. noun

A 60th part of a minute of arc. noun

A particular point in time. noun

Merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name. noun

A speech seconding a motion. noun

Give support or one's approval to. verb

1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites. noun

Coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude. adjective

The gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle. noun

In the second place. adverb

The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield. noun

A part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first. adjective

Following the first in an ordering or series. noun

The official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match. noun

Transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment. verb

The word "Second" in example sentences

And so with all other brave and rightly-trained men; their work is first, their fee second -- very important always, but still _second_. The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book

To prepare the ribs for sale, they are usually cut into pieces that contain two ribs, the first and second ribs being known as the first cut, the third and fourth as _the second_ cut, etc. Woman's Institute Library of Cookery Volume 3: Soup; Meat; Poultry and Game; Fish and Shell Fish

The _first two glumes_ are membranous, ovate-oblong, glabrous, acuminate and shortly awned, the _first glume_ is shorter than the second, 1 - to 3-nerved, the _second glume_ is longer than the first, A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

[Footnote 15: The step-and-a-half (augmented second) is "unmelodic" because it is the same size as a _minor third_ and the mind finds it difficult to take in as a _second_ (notes representing it being on adjacent staff-degrees) an interval of the same size as a third.] 1 whole 2 half 3 whole 4 whole 5 whole 6 whole 7 half 8 step step step step step step step Music Notation and Terminology

If "Sweet Bells" had come first, and "Illusion" second, you would have seen this sad falling off in the _second_ book. The Giant's Robe

And so with all other brave and rightly trained men; their work is first, their fee second -- very important always, but still _second_. The Crown of Wild Olive also Munera Pulveris; Pre-Raphaelitism; Aratra Pentelici; The Ethics of the Dust; Fiction, Fair and Foul; The Elements of Drawing

And as His _first_ coming was terminated by His Ascension, so will there be a second Ascension at His _second_ Memories of Bethany

Thus, if the tincture of the field should occur a second time, reference is made to it in the formula -- “_of the field_:” or, perhaps more frequently -- “_of the first_;” or, if the tincture that is named second in order in the blazoning be repeated, it is indicated by the expression -- “_of the second_;” and so on. The Handbook to English Heraldry

Although Scripture speaks of a first resurrection and a second death, it makes no mention of a _second resurrection_. An Essay on the Scriptural Doctrine of Immortality

Does anyone believe for a second that baidu, etc. won't mutate into ad-infested pay-for-ranking "services" the * second* that Google ceases to offer its clean, fast, technologically superior template? Imagethief

Does anyone believe for a second that baidu, etc. won't mutate into ad-infested pay-for-ranking "services" the * second* that Google ceases to offer its clean, fast, technologically superior template? Imagethief

Does anyone believe for a second that baidu, etc. won't mutate into ad-infested pay-for-ranking "services" the * second* that Google ceases to offer its clean, fast, technologically superior template? Imagethief

(No. 13, p. 203.), with regard to the double second lessons for the Feast of St. Michael and All-Angels, is easily resolved by comparing the Table of Proper Lessons before and after the last review of the _Prayer Book_ in 1662; from which it will be seen, that the proper _second_ lessons were then appointed for the first time, while the old second lessons for Sept. 29. were retained, either from inadvertence, or to avoid the necessity of disarranging all the subsequent part of the calendar. Notes and Queries, Number 15, February 9, 1850

And when these things are put in their proper order, prayer first, and the other things second; _second_, I say, not omitted, not slurred over; done with all the earnestness and power of brain and hand and heart possible; but done _after_ the victory has been won in secret, against the real foe, and done _while_ the winner is still claiming the victory already assured, -- then will come far greater achievements in this outer open service. Quiet Talks on Prayer

The term "second best," is misleading, says Richard Laermer, marketing consultant and author of Forbes.com: News

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