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second
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 14
2. Next to the first in value, power, excellence, dignity, or rank; secondary; subordinate; inferior.
3. Being of the same kind as another that has preceded; another, like a protype; as, a second Cato; a second Troy; a second deluge.
4. The sixtieth part of a minute of time or of a minute of space, that is, the second regular subdivision of the degree; as, sound moves about 1, 140 English feet in a second; five minutes and ten seconds north of this place.
5. In the duodecimal system of mensuration, the twelfth part of an inch or prime; a line. See Inch, and Prime, n., 8.
6. To follow in the next place; to succeed; to alternate.
8. Specifically, to support, as a motion or proposal, by adding one's voice to that of the mover or proposer.
Part of Speech: noun
2. 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.
6. The second part in a concerted piece; - often popularly applied to the alto.
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