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nanosecond

 (ns) [nan´o-sek″ond]
one billionth (10−9) of a second.

nanosecond (ns)

[nan′əsek′ənd]
Etymology: Gk, nanos, dwarf; L, secundus, second
one billionth (10-9) of a second.

nan·o·sec·ond

(nan'ō-sek-ŏnd)
One billionth of a second.

nanosecond

One billionth of a second.

nanosecond

one-thousand-millionth (10−9) second; abbreviated ns or nsec.
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