millisecond

[ mil-uh-sek-uhnd ]
/ ˈmɪl əˌsɛk ənd /

noun

one thousandth of a second. Abbreviation: msec

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Origin of millisecond

First recorded in 1905–10; milli- + second2
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British Dictionary definitions for millisecond

millisecond
/ (ˈmɪlɪˌsɛkənd) /

noun

one thousandth of a secondSymbol: ms
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Medical definitions for millisecond

millisecond
[ mĭlĭ-sĕk′ənd ]

n.

One thousandth (10-3) of a second.
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