every second

Definition of every second

  1. 1 :  every two —used to indicate that a repeated activity happens or is done once in two periods We elect a mayor every second year. The fair is held every second year.

  2. 2 :  every moment I enjoyed every second of her visit.

Word by Word Definitions

everyplay
  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

secondplay
  1. :  next to the first in place or time

    :  next to the first in value, excellence, or degree

    :  inferior, subordinate

  1. :  one that is next after the first in rank, position, authority, or precedence

    :  one that assists or supports another

    :  the assistant of a duelist or boxer

  1. :  the 60th part of a minute of angular measure

    :  the 60th part of a minute of time :  1/86,400 part of the mean solar day

    :  the base unit of time in the International System of Units that is equal to the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the cesium-133 atom

  1. :  to give support or encouragement to :  assist

    :  to support (a fighting person or group) in combat :  bring up reinforcements for

    :  to support or assist in contention or debate


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