1One thousand-millionth of a second.
- If you do the same math for PC 100, you get eight bytes running parallel every 10 nanoseconds for about 80 nanoseconds.
- A comparison of hydration patterns during the second and third nanoseconds showed no further change, compared to the first nanosecond.
- A number of time-resolved Laue studies have been performed with time resolutions varying from nanoseconds to milliseconds.
1.1 informal A very short time; a moment: she can flick between manic laughter and tears in a nanosecond
More example sentences
- Now I'm willing to entertain almost any notion for at least a nanosecond.
- The boys dashed through the showers in about a nano-second - barely getting wet.
- Unfortunately, in his business, fun can turn to agony in a nanosecond.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: nano|sec¦ond
Definition of nanosecond in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.