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Split second   /splɪt sˈɛkənd/   Listen
Split second

noun
1.
A very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).  Synonyms: blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, New York minute, trice, twinkling, wink.






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"Split second" Quotes from Famous Books



... was broadside to us. In the split second of that passing I saw that it was not fifty miles away, hardly ten. Grantline flung his remaining bolts. The enemy was a streaked blur going by; and all in that second it was past, reddening in the distance. Untouched by our bolts? It seemed so. The bow radiance darted ahead of it. ...
— Wandl the Invader • Raymond King Cummings



Words linked to "Split second" :   minute, moment, bit, mo, second



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