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mil·li·sec·ond

 (mĭl′ĭ-sĕk′ənd)
n. Abbr. ms or msec
One thousandth (10-3) of a second.
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millisecond

(ˈmɪlɪˌsɛkənd)
n
(Units) one thousandth of a second. Symbol: ms
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mil•li•sec•ond

(ˈmɪl əˌsɛk ənd)

n.
1/1000 of a second. Abbr.: msec
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.millisecond - one thousandth (10^-3) of a secondmillisecond - one thousandth (10^-3) of a second  
time unit, unit of time - a unit for measuring time periods
s, sec, second - 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
microsecond - one millionth (10^-6) of a second; one thousandth of a millisecond
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Translations

millisecond

[ˈmɪlɪˌsekənd] Nmilésima f de segundo, milisegundo m
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millisecond

[ˈmɪlisɛkənd] nmillième m de seconde
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millisecond

n milisegundo
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