Synonyms
Antonyms

1. second-rate

adjective. moderate to inferior in quality.

Synonyms

  • mediocre

Antonyms

  • best
  • dominant

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Rhymes with Bits Per Second

  • reckon
  • beckon

Sentences with bits-per-second


1. Noun Phrase
Bandwidth is defined in terms of number of bits per second.

2. Noun Phrase
Metro Ethernet services have speeds that range from three megabits per second up to one Gigabit per second.

3. Noun Phrase
Three megabits per second means 3,000,000 bits of data can be transmitted within one second.

4. Noun Phrase
Landlines can transmit data at a maximum rate of 56,000 bits per second.

2. second

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənd'] coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude.

Synonyms

  • ordinal
  • 2nd

Antonyms

  • beseeching
  • slow
  • future

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

3. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.

Synonyms

  • millisecond
  • minute
  • msec
  • sec
  • min
  • leap second
  • time unit
  • s

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

4. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] an indefinitely short time.

Synonyms

  • blink of an eye
  • bit
  • instant
  • split second
  • minute
  • mo
  • wink
  • moment
  • heartbeat
  • jiffy
  • trice
  • twinkling
  • time
  • flash

Antonyms

  • advance
  • front
  • fore
  • anterior

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

5. second

adverb. ['ˈsɛkənd'] in the second place.

Antonyms

  • big

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

6. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield.

Synonyms

  • second base
  • position

Antonyms

  • careless
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

7. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] following the first in an ordering or series.

Synonyms

  • rank

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

8. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] a 60th part of a minute of arc.

Synonyms

  • arcsecond
  • minute of arc
  • minute
  • arcminute

Antonyms

  • begin
  • start
  • sweet
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

9. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] a particular point in time.

Synonyms

  • point
  • last minute
  • pinpoint
  • instant
  • minute
  • point in time
  • moment of truth
  • moment
  • psychological moment
  • climax
  • culmination
  • time

Antonyms

  • take
  • inactivity
  • unclog
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

10. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name.

Synonyms

  • merchandise
  • ware
  • product

Antonyms

  • dull
  • postmeridian
  • antemeridian
  • linger

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)
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