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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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Average order to quote latency for Multicast PITCH is 631 microseconds, with 80% of all orders within 662 microseconds.
Statistics collected on Friday April 11th showed a greater than 200 microsecond reduction in latency in production from a month ago, measured from outside the firewall," said BATS Chief Executive Joe Ratterman.
Storage times of many microseconds represent a valuable step, says Claude Weisbuch of the Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau, France.
Wombat has broken the 100 microsecond barrier on an open platform by leveraging Voltaire's high performance, low latency InfiniBand switches and software; the new SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time server from Novell; and the new Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 5100 series.
Concurrent's RedHawk Linux and SUSE(R) Linux Enterprise Real Time operating systems offer support for 32-bit and 64-bit processor architectures (Intel Xeon and AMD Opteron), guaranteed interrupt response time of less than 30 microseconds, high-resolution timer support for enhanced scheduling, user-level control of hyperthreading, and processor shielding, all within a single programming environment API.
The lifetimes range from 10 microseconds to 100 milliseconds.
Of the 10 vendors tested, TippingPoint proved to be the only vendor to attain the certification for multi-gigabit speeds with latency under 100 microseconds.
But researchers have now discovered that some of the antiprotons fired into a vat of liquid helium survive as long as 15 microseconds.
The researchers were able to make observations of distant galaxies and quasars with a resolution of 100 microseconds of arc, which represents "something of a landmark," says Peter Sheuer of Cambridge University in England in a commentary on an article in the July 14 NATURE.
Worst case interrupt latencies range from under 2 microseconds on AMD Opteron processors to 20 microseconds on low-power 100Mhz ARM9 devices.
The types of transients in which Martzloff is most interested last only a few microseconds or less.