过去式: seconded 过去分词: seconded 现在分词: seconding 第三人称单数: seconds
过去式: seconded 过去分词: seconded 现在分词: seconding 第三人称单数: seconds
1.the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield
Synonym: second base
2.merchandise that has imperfections
usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
3.the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle
e.g. he had to shift down intosecond to make the hill
Synonym: second gear
4.a speech seconding a motion
e.g. do I hear asecond?
5.the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match
6.a 60th part of a minute of arc
e.g. the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here
7.following the first in an ordering or series
e.g. he came in a closesecond
8.1/60 of a minute
the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
9.a particular point in time
e.g. the moment he arrived the party began
10.an indefinitely short time
e.g. wait just a moment
in a mo
it only takes a minute
in just a bit
1.transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment
e.g. The officer was seconded for duty overseas
2.give support or one's approval to
e.g. I'llsecond that motion
I can't back this plan
endorse a new project
1.a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first
e.g. second flute
2.coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude
1.in the second place
e.g. second, we must consider the economy
秒（PART OF A MINUTE）
1.秒(a second 或 seconds 往往用以表示很短的时间)
Asecond is one of the sixty parts that a minute is divided into. People often say 'a second' or 'seconds' when they simply mean a very short time.
e.g. For a few seconds nobody said anything...
e.g. It only takes forty seconds...
第二（COMING AFTER SOMETHING ELSE）
Thesecond item in a series is the one that you count as number two.
e.g. ...thesecond day of his visit to Delhi.
e.g. ...theirsecond child...
Second is used before superlative adjectives to indicate that there is only one thing better or larger than the thing you are referring to.
e.g. The party is still thesecond strongest in Italy.
e.g. ...thesecond-largest city in the United States.
You saysecond when you want to make a second point or give a second reason for something.
e.g. The soil is depleted first by having crops grown in it andsecond by natural weathering and bacterial action.
In Britain, anupper second is a good honours degree and alower second is an average honours degree.
e.g. I then went up to Lancaster University and got an uppersecond.
If you haveseconds, you have a second helping of food.
e.g. There's seconds if you want them.
Seconds are goods that are sold cheaply in shops because they have slight faults.
e.g. It's a new shop selling discounted lines and seconds.
Theseconds of someone who is taking part in a boxing match or chess tournament are the people who assist and encourage them.
e.g. He shouted to his seconds, 'I did it! I did it!'
If yousecond a proposal in a meeting or debate, you formally express your agreement with it so that it can then be discussed or voted on.
e.g. ...Bryan Sutton, who seconded the motion against fox hunting...
e.g. Your application must be proposed and seconded by current members.
If yousecond what someone has said, you say that you agree with them or say the same thing yourself.
e.g. The Prime Minister seconded the call for discipline in a speech last week.
If you experience somethingat second hand, you are told about it by other people rather than experiencing it yourself.
e.g. Most of them had only heard of the massacre atsecond hand.
If you say that something issecond to none, you are emphasizing that it is very good indeed or the best that there is.
e.g. Our scientific research issecond to none.
If you say that something issecond only to something else, you mean that only that thing is better or greater than it.
e.g. As a major health risk hepatitis issecond only to tobacco.
13. second nature -> see nature
in thesecond place -> see place
调派（SENDING SOMEONE TO DO A JOB）
If youare seconded somewhere, you are sent there temporarily by your employer in order to do special duties.
e.g. In 1937 he was seconded to the Royal Canadian Air Force in Ottawa as air armament adviser...
e.g. Several hundred soldiers have been seconded to help farmers.
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B：How do you handle your failure？
A：None of us was born "perfect". I am sure I will be given asecond chance to correct my mistake.
A：Excuse me, can you tell me where Main Street is?
B：Turn left at thesecond light and then go straight for two blocks.
A：Is it far?
B：No. It's only a five-minute walk. You can’t miss it.
A：Thanks a lot.
A：We want to take a train to New York.
B：Regular or express train?
A：How much time would we save if we took the express?
B：About one hour. The next express train arrives in New York at 3:15.
A：And how much more do we have to pay for the express?
B：First class is 24 dollars more, andsecond class is 15 dollars more.
A：What do you think?
C：As long as we can arrive one hour earlier, I don't mind paying a little extra.
B：OK.Then give me two second-class tickets on the express, please.
Brooks was seconded for service on the General's staff.
1. second to none : 最好的；
Come in, I'll be down in a second.出自：Observer
She was the second Mrs Melbury, the first having died.出自：T. Hardy
Henry Heathfield had taken second prize for tomatoes at the County Horticultural Show.出自：P. Moyes
We had thought..of having a second child.出自：J. Simms
His efforts were seconded by a somewhat subservient parliament.出自：W. Stubbs
British and Indian Army officers seconded for attachment to Japanese military units.出自：Listener
The Cabinet Office Unit consists of regular civil servants, mostly seconded from their own departments.出自：H. Wilson
A colonel..seconded to special duty with..the Ministry of Defence.出自：A. Price
In thesecond part, they are taught to write their own stories.
Second, screen use can do harm to children's brains.
Second, walking on tiptoes (脚趾) is good for your eyesight.
Now students can find anything on the internet inseconds.
Right now, there are 5 new Facebook users everysecond.
If we save onesecond, the patient may have a better chance to live.
And asecond idea I got was to use a scarecrow(稻草人).
But the study found that searching online is one of the leading ways that people look for asecond opinion.
His mother heard fear in his voice as he called her asecond time.
In asecond, he turned around and ran back family.
Learning English as asecond language can be a painful experience.
Just asecond, Mr. White.
During mysecond year at the city college, I was told that the education department was offering a "free" course, called Thinking Chess, for three credits.
我在市立大学读二年级时, 有人告诉我, 教育系提供一门"免费"课程, 名为"思维国际象棋", 学分为3个学分。
1. It is not likely that you will be given asecond opportunity.
2. You will need asecond pair of shoes.
1. Deeds mustsecond words.
1. She'll be back in asecond.