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We never got the sense there was any willingness to scale back even for a nanosecond of what they were doing.

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Measuring the properties of their electron qubits, they found the qubits maintain superposition for 220 nanoseconds and change states in mere nanoseconds.

The stone-age minds of voters evolved for eons to deal with hunter-gatherer societies but have been forced to address modern politics for only an evolutionary nanosecond.

So we’re looking for a bright burst of light or infrared radiation that occupies only a nanosecond, or a millionth of a second—even maybe as long as a thousandth of a second.

For every nanosecond that I miraculously lift off the ground, I land with an inordinately loud thud.

The water pressure alone would turn a man into a “meat cloud” in a nanosecond, Cameron colorfully explains.

The man behind ‘Moneyball’ goes inside the crazy world of high frequency trading to find billions being made by the nanosecond.

But for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the process was completed in a political nanosecond.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nanosecond, such as: blink of an eye, millisecond, bat of an eye, flash, fraction of a second, and half a second.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.