a position in which the feet are spread apart and are at right angles to the direction of the body, the toes pointing out.
- Second quantum number
second quantum number The quantum number corresponding to the angular momentum of an electron in an orbital around an atom, determining the shape of its orbit. See Note at quantum number.
adjective 1. of lesser or minor quality, importance, or the like: a second-rate poet. 2. inferior; mediocre: a second-rate performance. adjective 1. not of the highest quality; mediocre 2. second in importance, etc
noun, Christian Science. 1. the elected official of a church or society who conducts services and reads from the Scriptures.
noun 1. the stage in the consideration of a legislative bill that provides an opportunity for debate and amendment. second reading noun 1. the second presentation of a bill in a legislative assembly, as to approve its general principles (in Britain), or to discuss a committee’s report on it (in the US)