second cranial nerve n.
See optic nerve.
- Second cuneiform bone
second cuneiform bone n. See intermediate cuneiform bone.
- Second-degree burn
[sek-uh nd-di-gree] /ˈsɛk ənd dɪˌgri/ noun, Pathology. 1. See under burn1 (def 37). verb (used without object), burned or burnt, burning. 1. to undergo rapid combustion or consume fuel in such a way as to give off heat, gases, and, usually, light; be on fire: The fire burned in the grate. 2. (of a fireplace, […]
- Second-degree murder
noun, Law. 1. See under murder (def 1). noun 1. Law. the killing of another human being under conditions specifically covered in law. In the U.S., special statutory definitions include murder committed with malice aforethought, characterized by deliberation or premeditation or occurring during the commission of another serious crime, as robbery or arson (first-degree murder) […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. the derivative of the derivative of a function: Acceleration is the second derivative of distance with respect to time.