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nanosecond in Measurement topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnanosecondnan‧o‧sec‧ond /ˈnænəʊˌsekənd $ -noʊ-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TMa unit for measuring time. There are a billion nanoseconds in a second.
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nanosecondYou should take some time off, even if your yearly salary is what Bill Gates earns in a nanosecond.Here, at the unfriendly confines of Wrigley Field, was manager Bruce Bochy getting ejected in a nanosecond.The half lives of these radicals are measured in nanoseconds - they literally destroy the first thing they bump in to.These longer cycles may offer an antidote to the dis-ease created by the nanosecond culture.Fuchs believes the time could be brought down to nanoseconds.