the faculty of seeing future events; clairvoyance.
the alleged ability to foresee the future, see actions taking place elsewhere, etc; clairvoyance
Clairvoyance, as in Jane must have second sight; she knew exactly where Dad had mislaid his keys. This expression, alluding to the supposed power of someone to perceive an event in the future or distance as though actually present, dates from the early 1600s.
[sek-uh nd-stawr-ee, -stohr-ee] /ˈsɛk əndˌstɔr i, -ˌstoʊr i/ adjective 1. of or located on the second story or floor. 2. of or relating to a second-story man: The theft was a second-story job. second story noun 1. second floor. second floor noun 1. the floor or story above the ground floor. 2. (in Britain and […]
noun 1. Engineering. a stress induced by the elastic deformation of a structure under a temporary load. 2. secondary accent. secondary stress noun 1. another term for secondary accent
noun, Computers. 1. storage, as on disk or tape, supplemental to and slower than main storage, not under the direct control of the CPU and generally contained outside it: Secondary storage for this system is contained on videodisk.
noun 1. Sports. the squad of players available either individually or as a team to replace or relieve those who start a game. 2. a secondary position, status, or group, as in a level of corporate management. second string noun 1. (mainly Brit) an alternative course of action, etc, intended to come into use should […]