Definitions for nanosecondˈnæn əˌsɛk ənd, ˈneɪ nə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nan•o•sec•ondˈnæn əˌsɛk ənd, ˈneɪ nə-(n.)

  1. one billionth of a second.

    Category: Horology

    Ref: Abbr.: ns 3 , nsec 3

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nanosecond(noun)

    one billionth (10^-9) of a second; one thousandth of a microsecond


  1. nanosecond(Noun)

    A measure of time equal to one billionth of a second. Abbreviation: ns


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