microfortnight love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A period of time equal to one millionth of a fortnight, or exactly 1.2096 seconds.

Etymologies

From micro- +‎ fortnight. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is defined as: One Lovelace is the amount of force (measured in dynes) it takes to draw a round ball weighing e Troy Ounces down a tube it fits exactly (in air) at a speed of pi attoparsecs/microfortnight.

    Archive 2009-03-01

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • I love it. A much more natural unit than the second.

    May 17, 2008

  • A period of time equal to 1.2096 seconds, or 1/1000000 of a fortnight. (Wikitionary)

    May 17, 2008