second englannista suomeksi
siirtää komennukselle, komentaa, lähettää
sekunda, sekundalaatuinen tavara, kakkoslaatu
toinen pesä, kakkospesä
(RQ:Allingham China Governess)The second note, the high alarum, not so familiar and always important since it indicates the paramount sin in Man's private calendar, took most of them by surprise although they had been well prepared.
(RQ:Landor Imaginary Conversations) be the day of our utter extirpation!
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
After the first; at the second rank.
After the first occurrence but before the third.
Something that is number two in a series.
The place that is next below or after first in a race or contest.
An additional helping of food.
A chance or attempt to achieve what should have been done the first time, usually indicating success this time around. (See second-guess.)
The gear of an engine.
The agent of a party to an honour dispute whose role was to try to resolve the dispute or to make the necessary arrangements for a duel.https://www.theguardian.com/law/2016/oct/31/appeal-court-upholds-joint-enterprise-guilty-verdicts
1995, Boy Scouts of Canada. National Council, ''The Cub Book''
- Many packs have a sixer's council where the sixers, and sometimes the seconds, meet with Akela and some of the other leaders.
2004, William H. Cropper, ''Great Physicists'' (page 454)
- Hawking (..) would go to Cambridge, he said, if they gave him a first, and stay at Oxford if they gave him a second. He got a first.
To follow in the next place; to succeed.
(RQ:Fuller Church Histor)
- In the method of nature, a low valley is immediately seconded with an ambitious hill.
(RQ:South Twelve Sermons)
One-sixtieth of a minute; the SI unit of time, defined as the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of radiation corresponding to the transition between two hyperfine levels of caesium-133 in a ground state at a temperature of zero and at rest.
A short, indeterminate amount of time.
To transfer temporarily to alternative employment.
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(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-2)
(RQ:Pope Essay on Man)
To accompany by singing as the second performer.
One who supports or seconds a motion, or the act itself, as required in certain meetings to pass judgement etc.