split-second decision

Definition of split-second decision

:a decision that must be made in an instant
  • a split-second decision to jump on the already moving train

Word by Word Definitions

split-second play
  1. : occurring in a split second

  2. : extremely precise

  1. : a fractional part of a second : flash

decision play
  1. : the act or process of deciding

  2. : a determination arrived at after consideration : conclusion

  3. : a report of a conclusion

  1. : to win by being awarded more points than (an opponent)


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