noun. ['ˈsɛk'] 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.
- leap second
- time unit
Rhymes with Sec
adjective. ['ˈsɛk'] (of champagne) moderately dry.
noun. ['ˈsɛk'] ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle.
- trigonometric function
noun. an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors.
- independent agency
Sentences with sec
1. Noun, singular or mass
Made with triple sec and lime juice, and served in a salted glass, these fruity drinks can be prepared shaken, stirred or blended with ice for a frozen treat.