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seclude to cause to be kept away from other people or activity. [2 definitions]
secluded isolated or hidden away from view. [2 definitions]
seclusion the act of isolating or hiding away, or the condition of being thus secluded. [2 definitions]
second1 indicating rank or position between first and third. [8 definitions]
second2 a unit of time equal to one sixtieth of a minute. (abbr.: sec.) [3 definitions]
Second Advent see Second Coming.
secondary of second or lesser rank, importance, or value. [6 definitions]
secondary accent a stress accent that is not as strong as a primary accent; secondary stress. [2 definitions]
secondary emission the emission of electrons or electromagnetic radiation from a material that has been bombarded with electrons or ions.
secondary school a school that is intermediate between elementary school and college; junior high school or high school.
secondary sex characteristic any of the physical characteristics that differentiate the sexes from each other, such as facial hair or breast development, and that usu. appear at puberty and are not essential for reproduction.
second base in baseball, the second of four bases, located behind the pitcher's mound and opposite home plate. [2 definitions]
second baseman in baseball, the player whose position is at second base when the other team is batting and whose primary function is to defend that base.
second childhood a state or condition, marked by childish or childlike behavior, that is sometimes characteristic of old age.
second-class not of highest quality or status. [3 definitions]
second class the class, status, or rank next below first class. [3 definitions]
Second Coming in Christian theology, the anticipated return of Jesus Christ on Judgment Day.
second cousin the child of a first cousin, or the child of one's parent's first cousin.
second fiddle a secondary role, or the person in that role.
second floor in the United States, the floor one story above the ground floor. [2 definitions]
second growth the trees and plants that grow on land that has been stripped of virgin growth by fire or cutting.