femtosecond

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fem·to·sec·ond

 (fĕm′tə-sĕk′ənd)
n.
One quadrillionth (10-15) of a second.
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femtosecond

(ˈfɛmtəʊˌsɛkənd)
n
(Units) one thousandth of a nanosecond
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Noun1.femtosecond - one quadrillionth (10^-15) of a second; one thousandth of a picosecond
time unit, unit of time - a unit for measuring time periods
attosecond - one quintillionth (10^-18) of a second; one thousandth of a femtosecond
picosecond - one trillionth (10^-12) of a second; one thousandth of a nanosecond
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