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  1. seconds(Noun)

    A second serving of food for one person.

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

  2. seconds(Noun)

    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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seconds' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2550

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seconds' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2101

How to pronounce seconds?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say seconds in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seconds in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seconds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of seconds in a Sentence

  1. Police Commissioner William Bratton:

    These officers had no chance to call for assistance, the whole incident took three seconds start to finish.

  2. Geoff Shapiro:

    A complicated command from air traffic control can take pilots up to 30 seconds to actually turn all the knobs, hit all the buttons and make that change actually occur.

  3. Tommy Schaefer:

    She squeezed my neck for about 20 to 30 seconds so I couldn't see because my eyes were watering, she wanted to reach for a bowl but I reached it before she did. I couldn't see so I just swung it.

  4. Zhang Hui:

    I thought, 'this isn't right', and I told my colleague, 'I think we're in trouble'. After I said that, the ship flipped over. It only took 30 seconds or a minute.

  5. Dave Chappelle:

    This man kneeled on a man's neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. Can you imagine that ?! this kid thought he was going to die, he knew he was going to die. He called for his dead mother.

Images & Illustrations of seconds

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