[mil-uh-sek-uh nd] /ˈmɪl əˌsɛk ənd/

one thousandth of a .
Abbreviation: msec.
one thousandth of a second ms

“one thousandth of a second,” 1922, from milli- + second (n.).

millisecond mil·li·sec·ond (mĭl’ĭ-sěk’ənd)

Abbr. ms, msec One thousandth (10-3) of a second.

(ms) One thousandth of a second, one thousand microseconds. A long time for a modern computer.


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