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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmillisecondmil‧li‧sec‧ond /ˈmɪlɪˌsekənd/ noun [countable]  a unit for measuring time. There are 1,000 milliseconds in one second.
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millisecondThe centre engine started first and then the opposite pairs fired up at 300 millisecond intervals.It all takes place in a tenth of a millisecond.It is worth nothing that the X-ray emission from Cygnus X-1 is irregular and flickers on a millisecond time-scale.If the entire index is in main storage, the correct cylinder to search is located in well under a millisecond.A millisecond before and he would have been trapped.A millisecond later doesn't bear considering.The pulsar is a member of the slowly growing class of millisecond pulsars with low-mass companions.It is possible to detect individual pulses from this millisecond pulsar with high signal-to-noise ratio in unbroken trains.
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