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microsecond

one millionth of a second.

microsecond

[¦mī·krə‚sek·ənd]
(mechanics)
A unit of time equal to one-millionth of a second. Abbreviated μs.

microsecond

(unit)
One millionth (10^-6) of a second.

microsecond

One millionth of a second. See space/time and ohnosecond.
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