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millisecond

[mil-uh-sek-uh nd] /ˈmɪl əˌsɛk ənd/
noun
1.
one thousandth of a second.
Abbreviation: msec.
Origin of millisecond
1905-1910
1905-10; milli- + second2
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millisecond

/ˈmɪlɪˌsɛkənd/
noun
1.
one thousandth of a second ms
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Word Origin and History for millisecond
n.

"one thousandth of a second," 1922, from milli- + second (n.).

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millisecond in Medicine

millisecond mil·li·sec·ond (mĭl'ĭ-sěk'ənd)
n.

Abbr. ms, msec One thousandth (10-3) of a second.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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millisecond in Technology

unit
(ms) One thousandth of a second, one thousand microseconds. A long time for a modern computer.
(1995-08-18)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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