There are 3 main translations of second in Spanish

: second1second2second3

second1

segundo, adj.

Pronunciación: /ˈsɛkənd//ˈsɛk(ə)nd/

adjetivo

  • 1

    • Gardner and teammates watched helplessly as the final six seconds ticked off the clock.
    • Only thirty seconds had passed since she last checked!
    • The score that well and truly got Tallow back into contention came just sixty seconds before the half-time break.
    • Within a span of seconds, the entire shelter was bathed in darkness.
    • If no symptoms are present and the sinus pauses last three seconds or less, no further evaluation is necessary.
    • God, why couldn't he have come just three seconds earlier?
    • Footage also shows the fuel tank's nose cone hit a bird just seconds after liftoff yesterday.
    • The angrily snapped words were greeted with a full five seconds of silence.
    • The meters have also become more efficient and it takes only five seconds to obtain the readings.
    • He faced the younger man, and, in a span of two seconds, managed to down him with a very strong punch on the face.
    • His time of 8 minutes 51 seconds took some four seconds off his personal best time.
    • He waited a few cold seconds of silence and then talked past me to Mel.
    • The grenade would probably only last ten seconds at best.
    • Tullow clinched victory in the last thirty seconds of the game.
    • But, my question is: why is it four minutes and thirty three seconds long in the first place?
    • She was now five minutes and twenty eight seconds late.
    • They are quite fast, and can cross a hundred meter span in eight seconds.
    • Torrance squeezed the trigger, waited twenty five seconds and fired again.
    • Then, in the span of 81 seconds, the Americans scored two goals.
    • In a span of about ten seconds, Jane went from shocked, to deliriously happy to devastated.
    • These gave results correct to 1 second of arc but were not too practical as the series converged slowly.
    • By the way, one second of arc is not to be confused as a measure of time!
    • For a gyroscope in polar orbit, it works out to be about 0.041 arc second per year.
    • It crosses at a point 50 seconds of arc to the east of the previous year.
    • In actual numbers its resolution is about half an arc second, which is equivalent of seeing a five cent piece from about 10 kilometres away.
    • A rank and file police officer seconded to his union to help activate traditionally passive members has been named the Organiser of the Year for 2000.
    • They want to remain as council employees and be seconded to any private company brought in to run the service.
    • A temporary officer will also be seconded to the Youth Offending Team, on a permanent arrangement.
    • The mutual aid process, in which officers are seconded to other forces, has also come under scrutiny.
    • In May 1942, Truscott, as a colonel, was seconded to Combined Operations headquarters in London.
    • The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has seconded ten officers dedicated to the enforcement of these by-laws.
    • Scottish officers have been seconded to the group from the country's eight forces.
    • Importantly, we have to work out what powers it would have over state and territory police officers seconded to the Australian Crime Commission.
    • One officer seconded from the Premier's Department is there now.
    • When finishing her general training she was seconded to work in a maternity unit for three months.
    • Prior to that he worked in the government economic service and was seconded to the Forestry Commission and the Scottish Office.
    • Not long after he was seconded to the Royal Air Force as a liaison officer, he claimed he had annoyed the Brigadier.
    • He anticipated that both the secretary and liaison officer would be seconded from government departments.
    • They are also protesting the employers' refusal to pay benefits to workers seconded to the water utility companies.
    • Commodore Dayka Smythe was a gunnery control officer seconded to the Royal Navy at the time of the Normandy invasion.
    • Workers want to be seconded to the winning company, rather than transferred, to protect their employment rights and pensions.
    • With fronts opening up in the Mediterranean area, the regiment was seconded to the Australian army.
    • Reed was its national convenor, while Bone and Cook were seconded to work for the forum from their Rotherham Council jobs.
    • This trend continued after Crown rule in 1858 and nearly all military engineers seconded to the Indian Army were British sapper officers.
    • Kenneth Mason and Gordon McIvor were seconded to the association and worked as paid officials.
    • 1.1

      segundo
      the second time he rang me la segunda vez que me llamó
      • her second husband su segundo marido
      • he had a second cup of tea se tomó otra taza de té
      • he's already had a second helping ya se ha repetido
      • he won't do that a second time no lo volverá a hacer
      • to give sb a second chance darle a algn otra oportunidad
      • every second Tuesday/week cada dos martes/semanas
      • second generation segunda generación
      • second home segunda vivienda

    • 1.2(in seniority, standing)

      segundo
      the country's second city la segunda ciudad del país
      • our service is second to none nuestro servicio es insuperable

  • 2

    (elliptical use)
    I leave on the second (of the month) me voy el (día) dos

adverbio

  • 1

    (in position, time, order)
    en segundo lugar
    United finished second to Rovers in the championship el United quedó en segundo lugar en la clasificación después del Rovers
    • work comes second, family first la familia está antes que el trabajo
  • 2

    (secondly)
    en segundo lugar
  • 3

    Ferrocarriles
    (second class)
    (travel) en segunda (clase)
  • 4

    (with superlative)
    the second tallest boy in the class el chico que le sigue al más alto de la clase
    • the second highest building el segundo edificio en altura
    • it's the second largest city in the world ocupa el segundo lugar entre las ciudades más grandes del mundo

nombre

  • 1

    Motor vehicles
    segunda femenino
  • 2

    (in competition)
    he finished a good/poor second quedó en un honroso/deslucido segundo lugar
  • 3Britanico

    Universidad
    upper/lower second segunda y tercera nota de la escala de calificaciones de un título universitario
  • 4

    (attendant)
    (in boxing, wrestling) segundo masculino
    (in dueling) padrino masculino
  • 5

    (substandard product)
    artículo con defectos de fábrica masculino
  • 6coloquial

    (second helping)
    can I have seconds? ¿puedo repetir?
  • 7

    Música
    segunda femenino

verbo transitivo

  • 1

    (support)
    (candidate/motion) secundar
    (motion/candidate) apoyar

There are 3 main translations of second in Spanish

: second1second2second3

second2

segundo, n.

Pronunciación: /ˈsɛkənd//ˈsɛk(ə)nd/

nombre

  • 1

    (of time)
    segundo masculino
  • 2

    (moment)
    segundo masculino
    it doesn't take a second no lleva ni un segundo
  • 3

    (of angle)
    segundo masculino

There are 3 main translations of second in Spanish

: second1second2second3

second3

Pronunciación: /səˈkɑnd//sɪˈkɒnd/

verbo transitivo

  • 1Britanico

    (attach)
    to second sb ( to sth) trasladar a algn temporalmente ( a algo)