Definition of millisecond in English:

millisecond

Syllabification: mil·li·sec·ond
Pronunciation: /ˈmiləˌsekənd/

noun

One thousandth of a second.
More example sentences
  • A large variety of gamma-ray burst durations are known, from a few milliseconds to thousands of seconds.
  • The hard disk operates in milliseconds, or thousandths of a second, because it is mechanical.
  • Competitors will now have to keep the foil's tip on their opponent's target area for a whole 15 milliseconds instead of two milliseconds.

Definition of millisecond in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day salmanazar
Pronunciation: ˌsalməˈneɪzə
noun
a wine bottle twelve times the standard size...