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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Alfie Else showed his versatility, winning the B javelin with 40.09m and placing second in the B 200m with 23.80 seconds.
Constituency four: Abdulrahman Bumajeed (second round winner)
Second is one who made this class, Or could be another lad or lass.
Division Two: Abergele v Northop seconds, Bangor seconds v Rhewl, Bersham v Gwersyllt Park, Dolgellau v Ruthin, Halkyn v Bethesda, Hawarden Park seconds v Connah's Quay seconds.
Within the recycling industry, a lot of the bad feelings and animosity can stem from an unwillingness to offer second chances.
The first and second liens cover virtually all of a typical financing.
If the total operation time is 1.3 seconds and the snap is slow and off-target, a lot of pressure will be placed on the holder to get it down in time.
In the 2005 second quarter the vacancy rate was 12.5 percent and rents average $27.42.
While I don't like the idea of abandoning leap seconds altogether, I don't think it's unreasonable to let the disparity build up to an hour before making a correction.
These are all examples of the second particularity.
Divided into three parts, Part One of Second to None traces the early history of the church--from the beginnings of Second Baptist Church in 1854 as a split from First Baptist Church of Atlanta over the use of a small reed organ to the new church's rise in prominence within the Southern Baptist Convention.
When the first clutch is applied and the second clutch is open, the system operates as an input split electrically variable transmission.