There was a split-second when I thought it was the end of me.
Subjectively, a split-second of time would have gone by in that period.
There was a split-second pause and then the great ship roared into life.
"Reactant feeding at D-9 rate," said Barret after a split-second pause.
She had reached him just in time—a split-second later and his weight would have been too much for her puny strength.
That split-second advantage might cancel out Rend's superior speed and accuracy.
The green flash of the second hour past midnight bathed the city in its split-second lurid glare.
Squarely on the stud-complex toward which its fist had been aimed a split-second before.
For a split-second the ship seemed to hang in mid-air followed by a violent shock.
I staggered back, wiping my cut mouth, in a split-second juggling possibilities.