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millisecond

one thousandth of a second.

millisecond

[′mil·ə‚sek·ənd]
(mechanics)
A unit of time equal to one-thousandth of a second. Abbreviated ms; msec.

millisecond

(unit)
(ms) One thousandth of a second, one thousand microseconds. A long time for a modern computer.

millisecond

One thousandth of a second. See space/time and ohnosecond.
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In the new study, researchers asked subjects to look for a particular type of image, such as "picnic" or "smiling couple," as they viewed a series of six or 12 images, each presented for between 13 and 80 milliseconds.
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