the floor or story above the ground floor.
(in Britain and elsewhere outside the U.S.) the second story completely above ground level.
Compare first floor.
(Brit) the storey of a building immediately above the first and two floors up from the ground US and Canadian term third floor
(US & Canadian) the floor or storey of a building immediately above the ground floor British equivalent first floor
noun 1. a unit of measurement of liquid flow, especially of rivers, equal to one cubic foot per second.
[sek-uh nd-jen-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˈsɛk əndˌdʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən/ adjective 1. being the second generation of a family to be born in a particular country: the oldest son of second-generation Americans. 2. being the native-born child of naturalized parents. 3. being a revised or improved version of a product, system, service, etc.: Production has been increased with […]
- Second generation computer
architecture A computer built from transistors, designed between the mid-1950s and mid-1960s. Ferrite core memory and magnetic drums replaced cathode ray tubes and delay-line storage for main memory. Index registers and floating point arithmetic hardware became widespread. Machine-independent high level programming languages such as ALGOL, COBOL and Fortran were introduced to simplify programming. I/O processors […]
- Second generation language
assembly language See also first generation language, third generation language.