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more

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  • more
  • second helpings
  • a second helping
  • a further helping

imperfect goods

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  • imperfect goods
  • rejects
  • faulty goods
  • inferior goods
  • defective goods
  • flawed goods

support

second to none

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moment

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a person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities

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the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield

following the first in an ordering or series

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a 60th part of a minute of arc

the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match

a speech seconding a motion

the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle

merchandise that has imperfections

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give support or one's approval to

transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment

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coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude

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a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first

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in the second place

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Unfortunately, manufacturers seem to publish everything in their specifications except resolution in Arc Seconds, contrast index, diffraction limitation, and which aberrations might be present and to what extent.
For 3- to 5-axis machining centers, Hamar's L-743 Ultra-Precision Triple Scan laser has three rotating laser planes that are perpendicular to 1 arc second and flat to 1/2 arc second in a 360 degree sweep and 1/4 arc second in a 90 degree sweep.
Rotary (A, B) axes feature accuracy of [+ or -]30 arc seconds and repeatability of 15 arc seconds.
In contrast, natural stars can serve as adaptive-optics beacons in visible light only for targets less than a couple of arc seconds away.
For tracking down the natural satellites of the outer planets, a program by the Bureau des Longitudes in Paris gives accurate north-south and east-west offsets, measured in arc seconds from the parent planet, for any date and time in 1994.
It was first spotted between 4:00 and 5:00 Universal Time (UT) on April 2nd, shining near visual magnitude 13 1/2 about 18 arc seconds southeast of the spiral's nucleus.
For a telescope with perfectly smooth optics and no design aberrations, the theoretical angular resolution is 252,000[lambda]/D arc seconds, where [lambda] is the wavelength of the light and D is the telescope's diameter (aperture) in the same units.
Furthermore, the angle over which light from astronomical bodies encounters essentially the same atmospheric turbulence is only about 2 arc seconds at visible wavelengths.
This is because the field here shows only the galaxy's nuclear region, about 20 arc seconds across.
The programmers -- former employees of the Soviet space program working in Kaliningrad, Russia -- claim that planets are plotted with a positional error no greater than 2 arc seconds from 1411 B.
After subtracting a model of the smoothly varying starlight, Zaritsky's team found that the galaxy's two spiral arms wind to within 10 arc seconds (1,300 light-years) of the nucleus.
One is a low-resolution survey covering the whole sky north of declination -42 |degrees~ with a resolution of 54 arc seconds -- about the sharpness of a very keen-eyed person's eyesight.
When I returned the star was less than 30 arc seconds from the eyepiece crosshair, which was inside the limits set by the drive's periodic error