What does second hand mean?

Definitions for second handˈsɛk ənd ˌhænd for 1 ; ˈsɛk ənd ˈhænd for 2,3

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. second hand(noun)

    an intermediate person; used in the phrase `at second hand'

    "he could learn at second hand from books"

  2. second hand(adverb)

    hand marking seconds on a timepiece

  3. second hand(adverb)

    from a source of previously owned goods

    "I prefer to buy second hand"


  1. second hand(Noun)

    On a clock or watch, the hand or pointer that shows the number of seconds that have passed.


  1. Second Hand

    Second Hand is an album by Mark Heard, released in 1991, on Heard's own Fingerprint Records. The album was listed at #4 in the book CCM Presents: The 100 Greatest Albums in Christian Music. At the 4th Annual Americana Music Association Honors & Awards at the Ryman Auditorium in September 2005, Buddy Miller received the Album of the Year Award for his Universal United House of Prayer, and the opening track of that album, a cover of Heard's "Worry Too Much", won the Song of the Year Award.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of second hand in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of second hand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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