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秒 miǎo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

秒 (miǎo) English Meaning

  • second (of time)
  • unit of angle or arc equivalent to one sixtieth of a degree

Traditional Character:  

秒 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 六十分钟为一小时,一分钟由六十秒组成。
    Liùshí fēnzhōng wéi yī xiǎoshí, yī fēnzhōng yóu liùshí miǎo zǔchéng.
    Sixty minutes makes an hour, and a minute is made up of sixty seconds.
  • 她虽然得第二名,但与第一名仅差十分之一秒。
    Tā suīrán dé dì èr míng, dàn yǔ dì yī míng jǐn chà shí fēn zhī yī miǎo.
    Although she came in second, their times were only a tenth of a second apart.
  • 一局在马球赛中比赛的一段时间,长七分三十秒。
    Yī jú zài mǎ qiúsài zhōng bǐsài de yīduàn shíjiān, zhǎng qī fēn sānshí miǎo.
    One of the periods of play in a polo match lasts 7 1/2 minutes.
  • Facebook的用户每一秒发一万以上个信息。
    Facebook de yònghù měi yī miǎo fā yī wàn yǐshàng gè xìnxī.
    Over ten thousand messages are sent every second on Facebook.
  • 好极了,美国的兰斯用10秒的成绩刷新了100米世界纪录。
    Hǎo jíle, měiguó de lán sī yòng 10 miǎo de chéngjī shuāxīnle 100 mǐ shìjiè jìlù.
    Well done, Lance of the USA set a new world record for 100-meters in 10 seconds.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 miao

秒 (miǎo): second (of time); unit of angle or arc equivalent to one sixtieth of a degree

  •  (hé): grain
  •  (shǎo): few; less; to lack; to be missing; to stop (doing something); seldom
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