second



Definition of second :

a. - Immediately following the first; next to the first in order of place or time; hence, occuring again; another; other.
a. - Next to the first in value, power, excellence, dignity, or rank; secondary; subordinate; inferior.
a. - Being of the same kind as another that has preceded; another, like a protype; as, a second Cato; a second Troy; a second deluge.
n. - One who, or that which, follows, or comes after; one next and inferior in place, time, rank, importance, excellence, or power.
n. - One who follows or attends another for his support and aid; a backer; an assistant; specifically, one who acts as another's aid in a duel.
n. - Aid; assistance; help.
n. - An article of merchandise of a grade inferior to the best; esp., a coarse or inferior kind of flour.
a. - The sixtieth part of a minute of time or of a minute of space, that is, the second regular subdivision of the degree; as, sound moves about 1,140 English feet in a second; five minutes and ten seconds north of this place.
a. - In the duodecimal system of mensuration, the twelfth part of an inch or prime; a line. See Inch, and Prime, n., 8.
n. - The interval between any tone and the tone which is represented on the degree of the staff next above it.
n. - The second part in a concerted piece; -- often popularly applied to the alto.
a. - To follow in the next place; to succeed; to alternate.
a. - To follow or attend for the purpose of assisting; to support; to back; to act as the second of; to assist; to forward; to encourage.
a. - Specifically, to support, as a motion or proposal, by adding one's voice to that of the mover or proposer.


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