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second

(Backer), noun advocate, aide, angel, backer, champion, endorser, patron, promoter, supporter

second

(Moment), noun before you know it, brief peeiod of time, flash, flash of an eyelid, instant

second

verb approve, assist, authorize, back, back up, confirm, endorse, favor, pass, ratify, receipt, recommend, sanction, stand behind, subscribe, support, validate, vote for, warrant
Associated concepts: second lien
See also: abet, abettor, advocate, agree, aid, approve, assist, assistant, backer, bear, concur, confirm, countersign, deputy, endorse, help, indorse, justify, organize, point, proctor, promote, recommend, replacement, side, support, uphold

SECOND. A measure equal to one sixtieth part of a minute. Vide Measure.

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Arc Second envisions those same uses, and many others, Barrientos said: not only for tracking the location of two subassemblies as they come together, but also for measuring continuously the symmetry of wings during assembly or detecting distortion in two fuselage barrels during joining.
Founded in 1990, Arc Second is a privately held company located in Dulles, Virginia.
Laser beam accuracy is within 2 arc seconds and repeatability is within 1 arc second.
With the Black Sun release, Arc Second firmly plants Indoor GPS as the technology to beat in the fast growing market for large-scale metrology and positioning systems.
Even today, with recent advances inimaging that have improved resolution, anything short of a telescope sent into space is unable to obtain a resolution at visible wavelengths of more than about 1 arc second.
The V-Bar is opening a new era of un-tethered and truly portable hand-held measurement," said Edward Barrientos, president of Arc Second, Inc.
FARLOE TITAN has enjoyed a good career just about everywhere, but a stunning one at Swindon and the reigning champion can stay on course for a title defence by taking heat two in the Arc second round over 480m at the Wiltshire track this evening (9.
27 arc second resolution -- an improvement over the 14 arc second resolution of the incremental encoders Toms previously used.
By providing a factory-wide coordinate frame, Arc Second enables providers of robotic systems, measurement instruments, material handling equipment and other devices with the freedom to move about the factory.
Indexing accuracy of the contouring-capable table is [+ or -]2 arc seconds with repeatability of 1 arc second.