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  Second Site
Second Site is a genealogy web site builder for use with TMG.
See Second Site News #031 for a description of recent changes, see Second Site News #029 for a description of the major new features in SS2, and see the Change Log for details.
Second Site does not publish the data for you.
www.johncardinal.com /ss   (638 words)

  Second - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under the International System of Units, the second is currently defined as the duration of 9 192 631 770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the caesium-133 atom.
In 1956 the second was defined in terms of the period of revolution of the Earth around the Sun for a particular epoch, because by then it had become recognized that the Earth's rotation on its own axis was not sufficiently uniform as a standard of time.
Because this second was the independent variable of time used in ephemerides of the Sun and Moon during most of the twentieth century (Newcomb's Tables of the Sun were used from 1900 through 1983, and Brown's Tables of the Moon were used from 1920 through 1983), it was called the ephemeris second.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Second   (897 words)

 Wikinfo | Second
Second (symbol: s) is a unit for time, and one of seven SI base units.
Historically, the second was defined in terms of the rotation of the Earth as 1/86,400 of a mean solar day.
The second degree of a scale is the second note of the scale ascending, called the supertonic.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=second   (508 words)

 The Second Superpower
Deliberation in the second superpower is evolving rapidly in both cultural and technological terms.
The second superpower can put pressure on politicians around the world to stiffen their resolve to confront the US government in any ways possible.
Second, and ironically, the future of the second superpower depends to a great extent on social freedoms in part determined by the first superpower.
cyber.law.harvard.edu /people/jmoore/secondsuperpower.html   (3521 words)

 Units: S
In 1967, scientists agreed to define the second as that period of time which makes the frequency of a certain radiation emitted by atoms of cesium-133 equal to 9 192 631 770 hertz (cycles per second).
The measure is obtained as the thrust of the engine divided by the weight of fuel consumed per second (weight being measured at the earth's surface, or at 1 g).
One stapp represents an acceleration of 1 g for a period of 1 second, or 9.80665 meters per second per second for 1 second.
www.unc.edu /~rowlett/units/dictS.html   (10538 words)

 Second (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seconds may be sub-standard goods, or second-hand goods
Seconds, a 1966 film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Rock Hudson
Augmented second, or either one-and-one-quarter tones (i.e., two-and-a-half semitones) or one-and-one-half tones (i.e., three semitones)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Second_(disambiguation)   (148 words)

 Cancer Second Opinions
Although this is when a second opinion can be very helpful, most patients are reluctant to offend their primary physician by doing so.
If at any time they wish to seek a second opinion, as is their right, I would be glad to provide my records, test results, x-rays and pathology report to whomever they wish.
Possibly the best second opinion is a multidisciplinary second opinion where a medical oncologist, radiation oncologist and surgeon sit at the table with you and explain your cancer and offer their suggestions, each from their own specialty.
www.cancersupportivecare.com /second_opinions.html   (3125 words)

 Second - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
secunda, abbreviation of minuta secunda, the second small division of the hour, minuta prima or minuta being the first division.
Another particular meaning is for one who supports or assists another, especially the friend at a duel, who arranges for his principal the terms of the encounter and sees that all rules of the duel are carried out.
In the British army an officer is said to be "seconded" (with the accent on the second syllable) when he is employed on special service outside his regiment, his name being retained on the regimental list, but his place being filled by promotion of other officers.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Second   (208 words)

 Base unit definitions: Second
The unit of time, the second, was defined originally as the fraction 1/86 400 of the mean solar day.
Experimental work had, however, already shown that an atomic standard of time-interval, based on a transition between two energy levels of an atom or a molecule, could be realized and reproduced much more precisely.
The second is the duration of 9 192 631 770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the cesium 133 atom.
physics.nist.gov /cuu/Units/second.html   (163 words)

 second - Wiktionary
A unit of angle equal to one-sixtieth of a minute of arc or one part in 3600 of a degree.
The attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match, who must be ready to take over if the contestant drops out.
In the case of a duel, the seconds may also fight each other at 90° to the other contestants.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/second   (415 words)

 Second Life: Your World. Your Imagination.
Inquirer Arroyo activates virtual self in Second Life
ABC News Making 'Second Life' More Like Real Life
Digital Trends A virtual climate change conference on Sec...
secondlife.com   (137 words)

 second (1) definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
seconder: a seconder for a proposal, a motion, or nomination in a debate
In the scale of C major, C and D form a second.
music note second away from another: in a standard musical scale, a note that is a second away from another note
encarta.msn.com /encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861710570   (443 words)

 Second World Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Second World is a dynamic non profit arts organization combining media and music and art for a better world.
Second World's nucleus is it's fairly traded art projects, which help bridge the gap between the "First" and "Third World."
Second World was founded in 1997 by Valerie Parker-Diallo with hopes to connect those in search of a more equitable world economy together in the name of one common mission: to preserve fast fading indigenous cultures, and in turn keep a piece of our humanity intact in these globalized times...
www.second-world.com /home.html   (299 words)

 Pesach Sheni - The Second Passover | Chabad.org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fourteenth day of the month of Iyar is Pesach Sheini, the "Second Passover." When the Holy Temple stood in Jerusalem, this day served as a "second chance" for those who were unable to bring the Passover offering on the eve of the "first" Passover one month earlier, the 14th of Nissan.
The law of the Second Passover, instituted in response to the outcry of those who protested, "Why shall we be deprived?" is one of the few cases in which a mitzvah was elicited from G-d by a petition from mortal men.
If the Second Passover is defined as "a fulfillment of the first," then it would apply only to those who were obligated to observe the first and failed to do so.
www.chabad.org /library/article.asp?AID=2900   (2762 words)

 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | New Year 'delayed' by leap second
A leap second is added to Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC) to keep it in step with solar time - based on the Earth's rotation on itself - to within a second.
If this disparity was not corrected, the "error" could increase to several seconds within a few decades; and, claim astronomers, eventually make some of their software and possibly hardware obsolete.
The new leap second will be inserted at the end of the final minute of 2005, giving the familiar "six pip" BBC radio time signal an extra pip before the long pip marking the hour.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/science/nature/4562194.stm   (294 words)

 Infoplease Search: second
(Encyclopedia) The Second Triumvirate When Octavius was a youth, Caesar took a great interest in his education and...
(Encyclopedia) The Second Law of Thermodynamics A cyclic process is one that returns the system, but not the...
(Encyclopedia) Second House of Anjou The second house of Anjou was a cadet branch of the Capetians and originated...
www.infoplease.com /search?fr=ipce6&in=encyclopedia&x=0&y=0&query=second   (235 words)

 second - a definition from Whatis.com
The second (abbreviation, s or sec) is the Standard International (SI) unit of time.
The second is sometimes specified as a unit of angular measure, especially in astronomy and global positioning.
In these contexts, it is also known as an arc second or a second of arc, and is equal to exactly 1/3600 of an angular degree or 1/1,296,000 of a circle.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,,sid9_gci524077,00.html   (339 words)

 USCCB - NAB - 2 John
ritten in response to similar problems, the Second and Third Letters of John are of the same length, perhaps determined by the practical consideration of the writing space on one piece of papyrus.
The Second Letter is addressed to "the chosen Lady" and "to her children." This literary image of a particular Christian community reflects the specific destination and purpose of the letter.
The Second Letter preserves the Johannine concerns of doctrinal purity and active love in the form of pastoral advice to a threatened community.
www.usccb.org /nab/bible/2john/2john.htm   (1143 words)

 410 Grammar: Second Conditional
The second conditional (also called conditional type 2) is a structure used for talking about unreal situations in the present or in the future.
This page will explain how the second conditional is formed, and when to use it.
The second conditional is used to talk about things which are unreal (not true or not possible) in the present or the future -- things which don't or won't happen:
web2.uvcs.uvic.ca /elc/studyzone/410/grammar/2cond.htm   (231 words)

 BIPM - second
The unit of time, the second, was at one time considered to be the fraction
Experimental work, however, had already shown that an atomic standard of time, based on a transition between two energy levels of an atom or a molecule, could be realized and reproduced much more accurately.
This definition refers to a caesium atom at rest at a temperature of 0 K. This note was intended to make it clear that the definition of the SI second is based on a caesium atom unperturbed by fl body radiation, that is, in an environment whose thermodynamic temperature is
www.bipm.fr /en/si/si_brochure/chapter2/2-1/second.html   (319 words)

 University of Chicago Law School > News 10.01.2004: Sunstein on FDR's Second Bill of Rights
The Second Bill is designed to protect two of the most fundamental of human interests: basic opportunity and minimal security.
It is noteworthy that of all the rights listed in FDR's Second Bill, the right to education is by far the most frequently included in the constitutions of the states.
The Second Bill of Rights was aimed at providing security in the face of a wide range of social risks -- and to see that security as a fundamental right, a condition of freedom.
www.law.uchicago.edu /news/sunstein-economicsecurity.html   (2237 words)

 LiveScience.com - Extra Second Will be Added to 2005
An extra second will be added to 2005 to make up for the slowing down of the Earth's rotation.
The once-common "leap second" is the first in seven years and reflects the unpredictable nature of the planet's behavior.
The first leap second was added in 1972, as technology allowed for more accurate timekeeping, and they were all the rage in the beginning.
www.livescience.com /technology/050705_leap_second.html   (656 words)

 FindLaw: U.S. Constitution: Second Amendment
The opposing theories, perhaps oversimplified, are an ''individual rights'' thesis whereby individuals are protected in ownership, possession, and transportation, and a ''states' rights'' thesis whereby it is said the purpose of the clause is to protect the States in their authority to maintain formal, organized militia units.
Cruikshank, 92 U.S. [Footnote 4] 307 U.S. The defendants had been released on the basis of the trial court determination that prosecution would violate the Second Amendment and no briefs or other appearances were filed on their behalf; the Court acted on the basis of the Government's representations.
United States, 445 U.S. n.8 (1980) (dictum: Miller holds that the ''Second Amendment guarantees no right to keep and bear a firearm that does not have 'some reasonable relationship to the preservation or efficiency of a well regulated militia''').
caselaw.lp.findlaw.com /data/constitution/amendment02   (978 words)

 Second   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For a date/time value, returns the ordinal for the second, an integer from 0 to 59.
When passing a date/time value as a string, make sure it is enclosed in quotes.
Otherwise, it is interpreted as a number representation of a date/time object, returning undesired results.
www.advances.com /cfdocsv3/lang/lr030174.htm   (46 words)

He had seconds on the meat and potatoes.
to act as second to (a boxer, duelist, etc.).
the sixtieth part of a minute of angular measure, often represented by the sign ", as in 30", which is read as 30 seconds.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/second   (378 words)

 Second - Uncyclopedia
60 seconds make a minute, unless you live in a fully decimalised (or decimated) country, in which case 100 seconds make a minute.
The Paladium-Iridium standard second can be seen in the British Museum.
A second is also the title of the Botswanian government official who is below the first, who is the highest Botswanian government official.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Second   (139 words)

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