Sunday, 8 June 2014

Time Measurement Unit

Units for measuring time


half-hour
 NOUN
a period of 30 minutes
hour
 NOUN
a period of time that consists of 60 minutes. 30 minutes is usually called half an hour, 15 minutes can be called a quarter of an hour,and 45 minutes can be called three-quarters of an hour
hr
 ABBREVIATION
hour
m
 ABBREVIATION
minute

microsecond
 NOUN
a unit for measuring time. There are one million microseconds in a second.
millisecond
 NOUN
a unit for measuring extremely short periods of time. There are 1000 milliseconds in a second.
min.


 ABBREVIATION
minute
minute

 NOUN
a period of 60 seconds. There are 60 minutes in one hour

nanosecond

 NOUN
a unit for measuring time. There are one billion (=one thousand million) nanoseconds in a second.

s

 ABBREVIATION
second

sec.

 ABBREVIATION
seconds

second

 NOUN
an extremely short period of time that is one of the 60 parts in a minute