second

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İngilizce - Türkçe
saniye

Işık dünyanın etrafında bir saniyenin 7.5 katı hızında seyahat eder. - Light travels around the earth seven and a half times a second.

Bir saniyeliğine öleceğimi sandım. - For one second I thought I would die.

ikinci

Doktorlar ikinci operasyonu uygulamayı reddettiler. - Doctors refused to perform a second operation.

Onun ikinci oğlu evlendi ve yuva kurdu. - His second son married and settled down.

{i} destek

Tom hareketi destekledi. - Tom seconded the motion.

ikinci/saniye
düelloda şahit
aşağı
tapon mal
yardımcı
diğer

En küçük erkek kardeşimin ilk evliliğinden iki çocuğu var, ve diğer çocuk ikinci evliliğinden. - My youngest brother has two children from his first marriage, and another child from his second.

Eldivenin tekini kaybettim. Şimdi diğer tekiyle ne yapmam gerekiyor? - I lost a glove. Now what should I do with the second one?

göz kırpımı
ikinci derecede

On iki rengin bir toplamı için üç ana renk ve dokuz ikinci derecede renk vardır. - There are three primary colours and nine secondary colours for a total of twelve colours.

Tom ikinci derecede rolü oynamak istemedi. - Tom didn't want to play second fiddle.

yardım etmek
muavin
ikinci vites
kısa süre

On iki saniyeden kısa sürede yüz metre koşabilir. - He can run 100 meters in less than twelve seconds.

öteki
an
ç.ikinci kalite mallar
(düello) tanık
öbür
geçici olarak göreve getirmek
bir öneriyi desteklemek
{i} düello şahidi
göreve getir/destekle
{s} ikinci dereceli
{i} nota aralığı
{f} göreve getirmek [brit. ask.]
ikinci kalite mallar
{s} bir daha: Please give him a second helping of soup. Ona bir porsiyon daha çorba verir misiniz? i
{i} ikinci olan kimse
tanık
{f} desteklemek
{f} destek vermek
{s} ikinci: a second time ikinci defa
{i} boksör yardımcısı
(Bilgisayar) ikisi
ilerletmek
defolu mal
göreve getirmek
second hand price
İkinci el fiyatı
second hand
ikinci el
second amendment
(Fizik) 15 Aralık 1791'de kabul edilerek Amerika Birleşik Devletleri anayasasına girmiş, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri vatandaşlarının silah taşıma hakkını koruyan yasa
second best
(Ticaret) birinci en iyiden sonra gelen
second class
başaltı
second hand
kullanılmış
second hand
saat kadranında saniye ibresi
second hand
(Ticaret) okazyon
second job
(Ticaret) ek iş
second mate
(Askeri) üçüncü kaptan
second name
soyadı
second nature
alışkı
second referee
(Spor) yardımcı hakem
second sight
(deyim) altıncı his
second to
ardından ikinci
second wife
kuma
second base
ikinci taban
second childhood
ikinci çocukluk
second childhood
bunaklık
second class
ikinci sınıf posta
second class
(tren/vb.) ikinci mevki
second class
ikinci sınıf
second deck
ikinci güverte
second degree burn
ikinci derece yanık
second estate
ikinci mülk
second gear
ikinci vites
second generation computers
ikinci kuşak bilgisayarlar
second half
ikinci yarı
second hand
saniye ibresi
second hand store
ikinci el mağazası
second joint
ikinci birleşme
second law of motion
ikinci hareket kanunu
second lieutenant
teğmen
second moment
ikinci an
second mortgage
ikinci derece ipotek
second mortgage
ikinci rehin
second nature
âdet
second nature
huy
second nature
alışkanlık
second nature
tabiat
second one
ikincisi

Bu görüşler arasında ikincisi önemlidir. - Among these views, the second one is of importance.

second period
ikinci periot
second person
ikinci kişi
second power
ikinci güç
second quality
ikinci kalite
second rate
ikinci sınıf
second sight
önsezi
second string
ikinci sınıf
second thought
sonradan akla gelen

Fadıl'ın sonradan akla gelen düşünceleri vardı. - Fadil had second thoughts.

second-best
ikinci kalite
second-best
ikinci düzeyde
second-degree
ikincil önemde
second-degree
ikinci dereceden
second adar
İkinci Adar
second amendment
İkinci değişiklik
second articulation
ikinci seslendirme, ikinci eklemleme
second best wool from merino sheep
merinos koyun ikinci en iyi yün
second grade
ikinci sınıf (okul)
second in command
kumandan muavini
second league
ikinci lig
second line
İkinci satırda
second that
katılıyorum
second thoughts
Sonradan akla gelen düşünceler
second thoughts
Düşüne taşına, acele etmeden alınan kararlar
second tooth
ikinci diş
second track diplomacy
resmi olmayan fakat yine hükümetler adına diplomasi yapan vatandaşlardır
second world war
ikinci dünya savaşı
second-hand smoke
(Sigara) pasif içicilik
second-order
ikinci dereceden
second-person singular past of take
take ikinci tekil şahıs geçmiş
secondly
(zarf) ikinci olarak
seconds
ikinci kalitetapon mal
second hand
(Ticaret) kelepir
second hand
(Ticaret) ikinci elden
second hand
elden düşme
seconded
desteklenmiş
seconder
(İnşaat) ikincil
seconds
(Bilgisayar) saniye

Uçak kaza yapmadan saniyeler önce pilot koltuğunu fırlattı. - The pilot ejected his seat seconds before the plane crashed.

Saatim günde beş saniye ileri gider. - My watch gains five seconds a day.

seconds
(Bilgisayar) saniye bekle

Tom birkaç saniye bekledi ve sonra kapıyı açtı. - Tom waited for several seconds and then opened the door.

Lütfen otuz saniye bekleyin. - Please wait thirty seconds.

seconds
(Bilgisayar) saniyede kesilecek
seconds
(Bilgisayar) saniyede

On iki saniyede 100 metre koşabilir. - He can run 100 meters within twelve seconds.

Tom 30 saniyeden daha az süre içinde Rubik küpünü çözebilir. - Tom can solve a Rubik's Cube in less than 30 seconds.

seconds
defolu mal
seconded
{f} destekle

Tom hareketi destekledi. - Tom seconded the motion.

seconding
destekle
secondly
ikinci olarak

Bunu üniversite radyosunda anlatabilirsin. Her şeyden önce onlar aslında kayıtları çalarlar; ikinci olarak onları yanlış hızda çalmaya devam ederler. - You can tell this is college radio. First of all, they actually play records; secondly, they keep playing them at the wrong speed.

seconds
ıskarta mal
second guess
sonucu değerlendirmek ya da eleştirmek
second guess
İnsanların ne düşünüp, ne yapacaklarını tahmin etmeye çalışmak
second time
ikinci kez

İtalya'ya 1980'de ikinci kez gittim. - I went to Italy for the second time in 1980.

Türkler 1683'te Viyana'yı ikinci kez kuşattı. - In 1683, the Turks besieged Vienne for the second time.

seconded
desteklenen
second cousin
kardeş torunu

Tom ve Mary kardeş torunu. - Tom and Mary are second cousins.

second guess
ikinci tahmin

Bu benim ikinci tahminimdi. - That was my second guess.

second sight
geleceği görme yeteneği
second sight
gaipten haber verme
second sight
kehanet
second to none
hepsinden iyi

Tartışma söz konusu olduğunda o hepsinden iyidir. - He is second to none when it comes to debating.

Satranç oynamaya gelince, o hepsinden iyidir. - When it comes to playing chess, he is second to none.

seconder
destekçi
seconder
(isim) destekleyen
seconder
{i} destekleyen
secondly
saniyen
seconds
{i} tapon mal
seconds
{i} ikinci kalite mal
Türkçe - Türkçe

second teriminin Türkçe Türkçe sözlükte anlamı

second guess
Criticize or correct after an outcome iş known
second guess
Criticize a decision after its outcome iş known
second guess
Outguess; predict or anticipate: “She can second-guess indictments” (Scott Turow)
İngilizce - İngilizce
Number-two; following immediately after the first one

The second volume in The Lord of the Rings series is called The Two Towers.

A manufactured item that, though still usable, fails to meet quality control standards

They were discounted because they contained blemishes, nicks or were otherwise factory seconds.

An additional helping of food

That was good barbecue. I hope I can get seconds.

Transfer temporarily to alternative employment

Daniel had still been surprised, however, to find the lab area deserted, all the scientists apparently seconded by Cleomides's military friends.

To agree as a second person to (a proposal), usually to reach a necessary quorum of two

I second the motion.

The second gear of an engine
That which comes after the first

You take the first one, and I'll have the second.

Another chance to achieve what should have been done the first time, usually indicating success this time around. (See second-guess.)
The ordinal number corresponding to the cardinal number two
To assist
The interval between two adjacent notes in a diatonic scale (either or both of them may be raised or lowered from the basic scale via any type of accidental)
One who agrees in addition, or such a motion, as required in certain meetings to pass judgement etc

If we want the motion to pass, we will need a second.

The SI unit of time, defined as the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of radiation corresponding to the transition between two hyperfine levels of caesium-133 in a ground state at a temperature of absolute zero and at rest; one-sixtieth of a minute
A unit of angle equal to one-sixtieth of a minute of arc or one part in 3600 of a degree
The attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match, who must be ready to take over if the contestant drops out. In the case of a duel, the seconds may also fight each other at 90° to the other contestants
Second base
A short, indeterminate amount of time

I'll be there in a second.

{a} next to the first, inferior
{v} to support, assist, forward, follow
{n} a person that backs another, the 6th part of a minute
Second Empire Baroque Second Empire style Marne Second Battle of the Northern War Second Persian Gulf War Second Second Empire Second International Second Republic Vatican Council Second Second World War
in the second place; "second, we must consider the economy"
The second (s) is the base unit of time in the SI system of units, defined as the duration of 9,192,631,770 cycles of the radiation associated with a certain color of light emitted by the cesium atom
{i} unit of time equal to 1/60 of a minute; moment; person or thing that is next after the first (in rank, importance, etc.); second gear (in a motor vehicle); supporter of a proposal or statement; assistant; support for a proposal or statement
Player who plays his two stones second
transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment; "The officer was seconded for duty overseas"
a unit of time coming immediately after the first, in time or in some other ordering
One sixtieth of a minute which is one sixtieth of a degree which is one 360th of a circle Used in metes and bounds descriptions when astronomic bearings are used to describe directions
a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?" the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match a 60th part of a minute of arc; "the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here" following the first in an ordering or series; "he came in a close second" 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment; "The officer was seconded for duty overseas" give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project" having the second highest gear ratio; "second gear" coming next after first; "a second chance"; "the second vice president" a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first; "second flute"; "the second violins" coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude in the second place; "second, we must consider the economy
The interval between any tone and the tone which is represented on the degree of the staff next above it
the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match
Class of degree [University]
A second is defined, as the time required for a cesium-133 atom to vibrate 9,192,631,770 times in a vacuum There are 60 second (sec) in a minute (min ), 60 min in an hour (h ), 24 hours in a day (one revolution around the Earth's axis), and 365 1/4 days in a year (yr : one full orbit around the Sun) This is why we have an extra day every four years, called leap year, so we can get caught up with time
One who, or that which, follows, or comes after; one next and inferior in place, time, rank, importance, excellence, or power
when purchasing paper at the store, try to buy 100% post-consumer recycled paper Post-consumer means "after it's been used by someone " That means it's made from the papers we've already used and put into the recycling bin
Basic unit of time (abbr s or sec), corresponding to one 86,000th part of the mean solar day, i e the duration of rotation, about its own axis, of an ideal Earth describing a circle round the Sun in one year, at a constant speed and in the plane of the Equator After the Second World War, atomic clocks became so accurate that they could demonstrate the infinitesimal irregularities (a few hundreths of a second per year) of the Earth's rotation about its own axis It was then decided to redefine the reference standard; this was done by the 13th General Conference on Weights and Measures in 1967, in the following terms: "The second is the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the fundamental state of the atom of caesium 133" Conventionally, the second is subdivised into tenths, hundredths, thousendths (milliseconds), millionths (microseconds), thousand-millionths (nanoseconds) and billionths (picoseconds)
Mainframe equivalent of a day ("You don't have all second, you know!") RB: 1
the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "he had to shift down into second to make the hill"
The player who delivers stones second for his or her team in an end
A unit of time; equivalent to 9,192,631,770 vibrations of cesium-113 One of the seven fundamental units of measure
Aid; assistance; help
measure used for very small amounts of time -- " we can eliminate the mixed number by working the problem in seconds " (226)
Immediately following the first; next to the first in order of place or time; hence, occurring again; another; other
secondary part of the code used to describe a rock
second stage regulator (octopus)
merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude in the second place; "second, we must consider the economy
a coarse or inferior kind of flour
{f} support a proposal or statement; support or side with another person; endorse, approve; help, assist; send a worker to work temporarily in another place (for the purposes of replacing other employees or for increasing the number of workers or to exchange skills)
the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near 2nd base
coming next after first; "a second chance"; "the second vice president"
coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude
The second part in a concerted piece; often popularly applied to the alto
a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
{s} next after the first; alternate; other; additional; subordinate, having a lower rank
The SI unit of time The second was defined originally as 1/86 400 of the mean solar day Because a more precise definition was needed, the 13th General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM 1967) replaced the astronomical definition of the second by the following: The second is the duration of 9 192 631 770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the cesium-133 atom
an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
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
The basic unit of time or time interval in the International System of Units (SI) which is equal to 9 192 631 770 periods of radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of cesium-133 as defined at the 1967 Conference Generale des Poids et Mesures
1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment; "The officer was seconded for duty overseas"
a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?"
Next to the first in value, power, excellence, dignity, or rank; secondary; subordinate; inferior
In the duodecimal system of mensuration, the twelfth part of an inch or prime; a line
a 60th part of a minute of arc; "the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here"
The second degree of the diatonic scale Also, the interval formed by a given tone and the next tone above or below it, e g c up to d, or c down to b Intervals of the second may be major, diminished, or augmented
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
  In the International System of Units (SI), the time interval equal to 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the cesium‑133 atom   (188)
1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
in the second place, secondly
the player who delivers the second two rocks of each end for his team or her, alternating with the opponent's second
Second Reich
The German Empire from its consolidation in 1871 until the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1918
Second World
Those countries aligned with the East during the Cold War, particularly in contrast to those aligned with the West (First World)
Second World War
Another name of World War II
second banana
A comedian who plays a secondary or supporting role, especially as straight man and traditionally in vaudeville or burlesque theatre

He grew disenchanted with playing second banana and never getting credit for the laughter.

second banana
A person who serves in a supporting, secondary, or subsidiary capacity; an assistant

The plumber left his second banana behind, to finish installing my new sink.

second bananas
plural form of second banana
second base
The base opposite home plate in a baseball infield

The runner slid into second base with a double.

second base
Touching a woman's breast
second baseman
The infield defensive player that stands between the first baseman and the shortstop, normally on the right field side of second base

The second baseman started the 4-6-3 double play.

second basemen
plural form of second baseman
second bases
plural form of second base
second childhood
The period or state of cognitive decline of an elderly person, characterized by childlike judgment and behavior

Old age is not always second childhood, says he. There is often, instead, a second prime..

second childhood
A childlike state in any adult, resulting from mental illness, trauma, or other conditions

But take care of yourself; a man's second childhood begins when a woman gets hold of him.

second coming
The (awaited) triumphant return of Jesus Christ
second conditional
A structure used to talk about improbable or impossible events in the present or future, containing and "if" clause and a main clause

If I had a billion dollars, I would buy a medieval castle. is an example of a second conditional sentence.

second countable
Having a countable base for its topology
second cousin
A grandchild of a grandparent's sibling. A grandnephew or grandniece of a grandparent
second cousin
A child of a parent's first cousin
second cousin
A person who shares common great-grandparents, but grandparents and parents are different
second cousin once removed
Son or daughter of one’s second cousin
second cousin once removed
Second cousin of one’s father or mother
second cousins
plural form of second cousin
second down
The second down in a series that has a maximum of four downs
second fiddle
A fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle

The second fiddle on that tune is almost as hard as the first fiddle.

second fiddle
The person playing second fiddle

I've been second fiddle in that band for ten years now.

second fiddle
A sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person

I'm tired of playing second fiddle to you.

second fiddles
plural form of second fiddle
second freedom rights
The right of an airliner of one country to land in another country for technical reasons such as refueling and maintenance
second gear
The second lowest gearing available from a gearbox
second gears
plural form of second gear
second grade
The period in school that comes after first grade and before third grade
second grades
plural form of second grade
second guesser
A person who second guesses

Such a change of heart in MacPhail, or any other second guesser, is unlikely.

second guessers
plural form of second guesser
second half
The period of play after half time, as opposed to the first half
second hand
On a clock or watch, the hand or pointer that shows the number of seconds that have passed
second hand
Alternative form of secondhand
second helping
A second portion of the same thing. Usually of food

He had already eaten 6 sausages but that did not stop him expecting a second helping.

second helpings
plural form of second helping
second home
Any place where one spends a great deal of time away from one's primary home, such as an office, a remote town or a foreign country
second home
vacation home
second home
pied-à-terre
second home
A home of a close relative or friend where one spends a great deal of time or feels welcome
second homes
plural form of second home
second imperative
A verb form in the second imperative
second imperative
The future imperative mood ; indicating a command that is to be carried out both now and in future
second imperatives
plural form of second imperative
second innings
the second innings played by each side in a match, considered separately, or the second innings of both sides in a match, considered together
second innings
the first (or only) innings of the second side to bat in any match
second island chain
The next chain of archipelagos out from the East Asian continental mainland coast, beyond the first island chain. Principally composed of the Bonin Islands, Marianas Islands, Caroline Islands; from Honshu to New Guinea
second joint
The upper joint of the leg of a fowl, especially when used as food
second lieutenant
The lowest rank of a commissioned army officer, below a lieutenant
second lieutenant
The lowest rank of a commissioned officer in the United States Army, United States Air Force, or United States Marine Corps, below a first lieutenant. The rank of second lieutenant is equivalent to the naval rank of ensign
second lieutenants
plural form of second lieutenant
second messenger
Any substance used to transmit a signal within a cell, especially one which triggers a cascade of events by activating cellular components
second moment of area
A measure of a body's resistance to bending; second moment of inertia
second moment of inertia
A measure of a body's resistance to bending; second moment of area
second name
middle name, second forename
second name
surname
second nature
A mindset, skill, or type of behavior so ingrained through habit or practice that it seems natural, automatic, or without a basis in conscious thought

For many video gamers, juggling a joystick and a pizza is second nature.

second new ball
a second replacement new ball
second normal form
A stage in the normalization of a relational database in which it is in first normal form and every non-key attribute is dependent upon the entire primary key
second of arc
An angle, one sixtieth (1/60th) of a minute of arc or one 3600th of a degree
second opinion
An appraisal or diagnosis by a knowledgeable professional, such as a lawyer or physician, who has been consulted in order to confirm or disconfirm the advice or view of another person previously consulted

After my doctor told me that my illness was psychosomatic, I sought a second opinion.

second opinions
plural form of second opinion
second order stream
a stream formed by the confluence of two first order streams, or of a first order stream and a second order stream
second person
In grammar, the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is the audience. In English, the second person is used with the pronouns thou and you. In many languages the singular, applying to one person, and plural, applying to several people, are distinct

amais is the second person plural of the Spanish verb amar.

second person
A form of narrative writing using verbs in the second person in order to give the impression that the action is happening to the reader
second quests
plural form of second quest
second serve
Another attempt at a service, after a faulty first service
second serves
plural form of second serve
second session
the session of a day's play between lunch and tea
second sheet
A sheet of paper on which a carbon copy is typically made

Some models allow for both letterhead and second-sheet paper.

second sight
ESP, an additional sense beyond the five normal ones, clairvoyance

I think she must have the second sight, because she always knows where I've been.

second slip
the fielding position between first slip and third slip
second sound
A wave of fluctuating temperature or entropy propagated in the superfluid phase of liquid helium
second string
In sports, a unit of players that plays behind the first string
second string
Not as good; of a lower quality or condition

I got a new pair of shoes, so I think I'll use the old, second string pair in my garden.

second thought
Alternative spelling of second thoughts
second thoughts
The process of raising doubt or coming to a different conclusion through further consideration; the doubts or new conclusion resulting from this process

I phoned her with second thoughts about our relationship.

second to none
Heroin
second to none
The best; superior; perfect
second unit
A separate team that shoots footage that is of secondary importance for the final cut of the motion picture, as opposed to first unit
second violin
The second violin part in an orchestral score, generally a harmony to the first violin's melody and generally less technically demanding
second violinist
A violinist who is assigned to play the second violin part
second violinists
plural form of second violinist
second-countable
Such that its topology has a countable base, said of a topological space
second-degree
Causing blistering of the skin, which is more damaging than first-degree burns and less than third-degree and fourth-degree burns
second-degree burn
a burn, more severe than a first-degree burn, that blisters the skin
second-degree burns
plural form of second-degree burn
second-degree murder
murder with intent, but without premeditation
second-generation
Of or pertaining to someone whose parents are immigrants
second-generation
Of or pertaining to a second version of something that is materially different to the first
second-growth forest
A forest which has been harvested and is regrowing
second-guess
to attempt to predict or anticipate
second-guess
to vet or evaluate; to criticize or correct, often by hindsight, by presuming to have a better idea, method, etc
second-guesser
Alternative spelling of second guesser
second-half
Alternative spelling of second half
second-half
Occurring in the second half

Abramson scored a great second-half goal to level the scores at 2-2.

second-hand smoke
The smoke from cigarettes, especially in an enclosed environment, that any person including non-smokers could breathe in
second-hand speech
conversation overheard from someone talking on a mobile phone
second-level domain
a domain that is immediately below a top-level domain

Wiktionary.org is a second-level domain.

second-level domain
a domain name that contains a single period
second-level domains
plural form of second-level domain
second-order
describing the second in a numerical sequence of models, languages, relationships, forms of logical discourse etc
second-person
Of a narrative, using verbs in the second person
second-person
Of a verb, in the second person
second-person plural
The form of a verb used (in English and other languages) with the pronoun you in its plural sense (or its equivalent in other languages)

Are is the second-person plural of the verb to be.

second-person plurals
plural form of second-person plural
second-person singular
The form of a verb used (in English and other languages) with the pronouns thou and you in its singular sense (or their equivalents in other languages)

The second-person singular of to be is art or are.

second-person singulars
plural form of second-person singular
second-rate
Of mediocre quality, not first class

They are intrigued by Mrs Deelville; she is dowdy, languid-voiced, and ill-dressed, in every way appearing second-rate, who nonethless - rather tiresomely - seems to have the knack of attracting men. - Rudyard Kipling A Second-rate Woman 1888.

second-rate
a British ship-of-the-line sail warship that has 90 to 98 guns dispersed onto 3 gundecks
second-sheet
Attributive form of second sheet, noun
second-storey man
A thief, especially one who climbs into buildings above ground level

They were appalled by his idea of making a spy service out of a scattershot collection of Wall Street brokers, Ivy League eggheads, soldiers of fortune, ad men, news men, stunt men, second-story men, and con men.

second-string
belonging to the second string of a team
second-string
substitute or replacement
second-stringer
A person who is not good enough to be considered proficient but is possible as a backup
second-stringer
A person who plays second string. A person who is kept on a sports team as a backup in case a first string player is unavailable
second-to-last
Something that is right before something that is the last
second-rate
second in quality, size, rank, importance, etc
second amendment
(Fizik) Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms and was adopted on December 15, 1791, as part of the first ten amendments contained in the Bill of Rights
second chance lending
Second chance lending, also called subprime lending, B-paper or near-prime is the practice of making loans to borrowers who do not qualify for the best market interest rates because of their deficient credit history. The term also refers to paper taken on property that cannot be sold on the primary market, including loans on certain types of investment properties and certain types of self-employed individuals
second string
(Spor) The group of players that substitute for the starting players or from which substitute players are drawn on a sports team
seconds
plural form of second

There are sixty seconds in a minute.

seconds
A second serving of food for one person

There is plenty of pie left, if you have room for seconds.

seconds
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of second
seconds
An item of clothing that has failed quality control and is sold at a discount

It was marked as seconds, but I can't find anything wrong with it.

secondly
in the second place in order or succession
secondly
{a} in the second order in dignity
second time
additional time, one more time, again, once more
second to none
(deyim) better than anything or anyone else"When Kristen Veal is on the court, she is 'second to none' in her ability to create good scoring chances for her teammates. "
Second sight
deuteroscopy
second cousin
Your second cousins are the children of your parents' first cousins. Compare first cousin. a child of a cousin of one of your parents
second cousin
a child of a first cousin
second cousin
child of ones' parent's cousin
second hand
an intermediate person; used in the phrase `at second hand'; "he could learn at second hand from books"
second hand
The hand on a clock or watch that marks the seconds. An intermediary person or source: heard the news at second hand. 'second .hand the long thin piece of metal that points to the seconds on a clock or watch
second hand
from a source of previously owned goods; "I prefer to buy second hand
second hand
hand marking seconds on a timepiece an intermediate person; used in the phrase `at second hand'; "he could learn at second hand from books"
second hand
hand marking seconds on a timepiece
second hand
from a source of previously owned goods; "I prefer to buy second hand"
second hand
used; from hearsay; hand in a clock which indicates the seconds
second sight
sixth sense, foresight
second sight
If you say that someone has second sight, you mean that they seem to have the ability to know or see things that are going to happen in the future, or are happening in a different place. Clairvoyance. the ability to know what will happen in the future, or to know about things that are happening somewhere else, that some people claim to have
second thought
If you do something without a second thought, you do it without thinking about it carefully, usually because you do not have enough time or you do not care very much. This murderous lunatic could kill them both without a second thought Roberto didn't give a second thought to borrowing $2,000 from him
second thought
reconsideration: thinking again about a choice previously made; "he had second thoughts about his purchase"
second thought
If you have second thoughts about a decision that you have made, you begin to doubt whether it was the best thing to do. I had never had second thoughts about my decision to leave the company
second thought
You can say on second thoughts or on second thought when you suddenly change your mind about something that you are saying or something that you have decided to do. `Wait there!' Kathryn rose. `No, on second thought, follow me.'. A reconsideration of a decision or opinion previously made
second thought
{i} afterthought
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