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Meaning of NANOSECOND

Pronunciation:  'neynu`sekund

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one billionth of a second; one thousandth of a microsecond
 

NANOSECOND is a 10 letter word that starts with N.

 

 See Also: microsecond, picosecond, time unit, unit of time

 

 

Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(ns) 10^-9 seconds; one thousand millionth part of a second.

This is the unit in which the fundamental logical operations of modern digital circuits are typically measured. For example, a microprocessor with a clock frequency of 100 megahertz will have a 10 nanosecond clock period.

 

 

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