WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n) minute, min (a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour)
*"he ran a 4 minute mile"* *part meronym**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) time unit, unit of time (a unit for measuring time periods)
- S: (n) day, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar day (time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis)
*"two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"* - S: (n) night (the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit)
*"three nights later he collapsed"* - S: (n) mean time, mean solar time ((astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator))
- S: (n) terrestrial time, TT, terrestrial dynamical time, TDT, ephemeris time ((astronomy) a measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion; terrestrial time is mean solar time corrected for the irregularities of the Earth's motions)
- S: (n) month (a time unit of approximately 30 days)
*"he was given a month to pay the bill"* - S: (n) sidereal day, day (the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day)
- S: (n) bell, ship's bell ((nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.)
- S: (n) hour, hr, 60 minutes (a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day)
*"the job will take more than an hour"* - S: (n) half-hour, 30 minutes (a half of an hour)
- S: (n) quarter-hour, 15 minutes (a quarter of an hour)
- S: (n) minute, min (a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour)
*"he ran a 4 minute mile"* - S: (n) quarter (a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour)
*"it's a quarter til 4"; "a quarter after 4 o'clock"* - S: (n) second, sec, s (1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites)
- S: (n) attosecond (one quintillionth (10^-18) of a second; one thousandth of a femtosecond)
- S: (n) femtosecond (one quadrillionth (10^-15) of a second; one thousandth of a picosecond)
- S: (n) picosecond (one trillionth (10^-12) of a second; one thousandth of a nanosecond)
- S: (n) nanosecond (one billionth (10^-9) of a second; one thousandth of a microsecond)
- S: (n) microsecond (one millionth (10^-6) of a second; one thousandth of a millisecond)
- S: (n) millisecond, msec (one thousandth (10^-3) of a second)
*part holonym*- S: (n) moment, mo, minute, second, bit (an indefinitely short time)
*"wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"* - S: (n) moment, minute, second, instant (a particular point in time)
*"the moment he arrived the party began"* - S: (n) minute, arcminute, minute of arc (a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree)
- S: (n) minute (a short note)
*"the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"* - S: (n) hour, minute (distance measured by the time taken to cover it)
*"we live an hour from the airport"; "its just 10 minutes away"* - S: (n)
**minutes**, proceedings, transactions (a written account of what transpired at a meeting)