every second

idiom

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
: every moment
I enjoyed every second of her visit.

Examples of every second in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Alabama kicked off the 2023 football season in dominant fashion with a 56-7 throttling of the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders, and a packed Bryant-Denny Stadium loved every second of it. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 4 Sep. 2023 Instead, the hangar has been equipped with a 36-camera infrared tracking system that can localize the drone within millimeters, 400 times every second. IEEE Spectrum, 31 Aug. 2023 But others will, and every second will be recorded. David Moore, Dallas News, 4 Aug. 2023 Cut out every second segment, making sure to cut only to the edge of the 0.8-inch circle. New York Times, 27 July 2023 City Hall, 200 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, holds tours in the spring, summer and fall every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at noon. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 25 July 2023 She’s already played for a million-plus fans since launching the world tour in Sweden in May, allowing her time to perfect every second of this polished, 2 ½-hour spectacle that will play nearly two dozen stadiums through October. Melissa Ruggieri, USA TODAY, 13 July 2023 For those of you who aren't watching every second of the Jets' training camp practices this summer, the Carolina Panthers apparently got the better of New York in a 2-minute drill during a joint practice last week. Christopher Kuhagen, Journal Sentinel, 15 Aug. 2023 The Maryland Center for Collegiate Financial Wellness hosts loan clinics every second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participants can join for free via Zoom or via Facebook Live. Alecia Taylor, Baltimore Sun, 7 July 2023 See More

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“Every second.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/every%20second. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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