Second

Second is the ordinal number after first. For example, second grade comes after first grade.

A second (sec) is also a unit for measuring time.

60 seconds = 1 minute

60 minutes = 1 hour

Seconds are also used to measure degrees of latitude and longitude.

60 seconds = 1 minute (60° = 1')

60 minutes = 1 degree (60' = 1°)


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Television commercial breaks usually last about 15 or 30 seconds.


See also latitude, longitude.