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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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Strategic battles of the '45 are personified into "sad Falkirk" and "pale, red Culloden." Mackenzie also took liberties with the predictive capacities of second sight, depriving it of the ability to see the future.
With no adverse side effects reported, Second Sight is planning a clinical trial of the whole system, Mr Greenberg explained.
Players contributing to the development and growth of the market include, but are not limited to, Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., Retina Implant AG, Bionic Vision Australia, Boston Retinal Implant Project by Bionic Eye Technologies, Inc., and Visus Technology, Inc.
A new era in gas detection: complete scene visualization, real time and easy to operate solution Second Sight solution has been selected by Saudi Aramco and Petrofac because it offers several benefits that complement conventional gas detection methods.
For this study, the researchers at Second Sight used a computer to stimulate six of these points on the grid to project the braille letters.
"I am very pleased with the panel recommendation," said Robert Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Second Sight. "The panel deliberations were well informed and thorough and their decision validated over two decades of work by Second Sight and our collaborators.
The University of Southern California and Second Sight Medical Products, a developer of retinal prostheses for treating blindness, recently announced that they have completed enrollment of the first phase of a three-year clinical Investigational Device Exemption trial of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System in the United States; enrollment for the study in Europe and Mexico continues.
Unfortunately, this Florida-based horror tale about a one-armed painter with second sight fails to buck the trend.
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The Eyestyle Kodak Lens Vision Centre, in Kings Heath High Street, is taking part in the Second Sight project, which reuses donated spectacles in rural areas of the Third World.
All money raised will go to the Second Sight Appeal Fund, which provided funds for Stuart's treatment.
When she travels, only the young children with the family's "second sight" can see her.