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leap sec·ond

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  1. leap secondnoun

    a second (as measured by an atomic clock) added to or subtracted from Greenwich Mean Time in order to compensate for slowing in the Earth's rotation

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  1. Dennis McCarthy:

    Our day-to-day existence doesn't even recognize that millisecond, but if these things add up, then it could change the rate at which we insert a leap second.

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  • SchaltsekundeGerman
  • karkaussekuntiFinnish
  • sauter en second lieuFrench
  • szökőmásodpercHungarian
  • корректировочная секунда, секунда координации, високосная секундаRussian
  • skottsekundSwedish

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