picosecond

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noun pi·co·sec·ond \ˌpē-kō-ˈse-kənd, -kənt\

Definition of picosecond

  1. :  one trillionth of a second

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Origin and Etymology of picosecond

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1962


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picosecond

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noun pi·co·sec·ond \ˈpē-kō-ˌsek-ənd, -ənt\

Medical Definition of picosecond

  1. :  one trillionth of a second—abbreviation ps

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