Definition of picosecond in English:


Syllabification: pic·o·sec·ond
Pronunciation: /ˈpēkōˌseknd, ˈpīkōˌseknd
(abbrev.: ps)


One trillionth of a second: the first picosecond of the Big Bang
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  • It knows the time within 100 picoseconds or so.
  • Trajectory snapshots were saved every picosecond.
  • Well, since the "clustering" of water only lasts for a few picoseconds, making an eye-blink seem like a lifetime in comparison, the matter is moot, anyway.

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