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picosecond

[‚pē·kō′sek·ənd]
(mechanics)
A unit of time equal to 10-12 second, or one-millionth of a microsecond. Abbreviated ps; psec.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

picosecond

(unit)
10^-12 seconds.
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picosecond

One trillionth of a second. Pronounced "pee-co-second." See space/time and ohnosecond.
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