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second

 (s) [sek´und]
the base SI unit of time, equal to ¹⁄₆₀ of a minute, and defined in terms of the periodicity of specific radiation of cesium 133.

second

verb To temporarily transfer a person to the employ of another, as typically used in the UK, to gain work experience.

second

the SI unit of time. Symbol s. Abbreviated sec.

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Q. second wind My cousin is an experienced aerobic for nearly 2 years. She does vigorous exercises. How a ''second wind'' affects her and what is it?

A. The term ‘second wind is mostly known to the people who are related to the fitness. No matter how fit you are, the first few minutes into vigorous exercise you'll feel out of breath, and your muscles may ache. Your body isn't able to transport oxygen to the active muscles quickly enough. As a result, your muscles burn carbohydrates an aerobically, causing an increase in lactic acid production. Gradually, your body makes the transition to aerobic metabolism and begins to burn nutrients (carbohydrates and fats) aerobically. This shift over to aerobic metabolism coincides with your getting ''back in stride'' (a.k.a. the ''second wind''). The more you train and the more fit you become, the sooner you will get your ''breath'' back and reach an aerobic steady state that you can maintain for a relatively extended duration.

Q. What is the second phase of alcohol rehab? I guess the first one is well known... admitting you are addicted, but then what?

A. anybody??? advises about the second phase of rehab??

Q. what to expect from second month of pregnancy? My wife is pregnant for the first time and I'm knowledgeless...what should I expect from her second month? pain? moods? anything else I should know??

A. Thanks zoe2008, you've helped a lot! The craving thing is indeed happening, I've never bought so many sweet potato in my life!!!

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In the meantime, businesses should take careful note of them before seeking secondee visas.
Identify why you need a secondee and evaluate the nature of the work you have in mind.
The ability to relate to and assist beginning teachers was mentioned as useful for a secondee returning to a school board.
In this checklist the employee to be seconded will be called the secondee, the supplying organisation will be called the employer, and the receiving organisation will be called the host.
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Pour lui, la transparence s'avere indispensable et devrait etre secondee par une participation et une implication effective aussi bien qu'efficace des partis dans la gestion de la periode prochaine, afin de pouvoir eliminer cet etat de congestion entre le pouvoir et l'opposition.
Il avait estime qu'il y avait [beaucoup moins que]du temps et de la marge pour la diplomatie, secondee par une pression economique[beaucoup plus grand que] pour tenter de trouver une solution negociee a la crise du nucleaire.
The prime importance of building bridges between the centres and regional companies is the reason why the CBI now has a secondee working full-time alongside the centres.
Biden avait estime qu'il y avait "du temps et de la marge pour la diplomatie, secondee par une pression economique", pour tenter de trouver une solution negociee a la crise du nucleaire.
A NEW secondee from the UK Patent Office, Gary Williams, has been appointed deputy director of the intellectual property initiative IP Wales.
THE Minister also announced that an Early Professional Development Partnership Group will be established to support the secondee and to ensure the teaching profession are able to contribute to the induction process.
The Assembly agreed to appoint a secondee to implement the recent WRC review team recommendations to ensure continued Home Office funding for the organisation.