wait a sec

wait for a second, wait up

Wait a sec, Mag. I'll be right there.

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  • sec — sec1 [sek] n. Informal SECOND3 (senses 1 & 3) [wait a sec OK?] sec2 [sek] adj. [Fr: see SACK3] dry; not sweet: said of wine sec3 abbrev …   English World dictionary

  • sec — [[t]se̱k[/t]] secs N COUNT: usu a N in sing If you ask someone to wait a sec, you are asking them to wait for a very short time. [INFORMAL] Can you just hang on a sec?... Be with you in a sec. Syn: tick, mo …   English dictionary

  • sec — noun a) Second, 1/60th of a minute. Wait a sec! b) Second, an short indeterminate period of time …   Wiktionary

  • sec — [sek] noun [C] informal a very short time Wait a sec – I just have to brush my teeth.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • sec — [sek] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: SECOND2] 1.) a sec spoken informal a very short period of time hang on a sec/hold on a sec/just a sec etc (=wait a short time) ▪ Is Al there? Hold on a sec, I ll check. in a sec ▪ I ll be with you in a sec …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • SEC — Wait A Second …   Abbreviations SMS and Internet

  • sec — wait a second second …   Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand

  • sec — noun (C) spoken 1 a very short time: hang on a sec/hold on a sec/just a sec etc (=used to ask someone to wait a short time): “Is Clive there, please?” “Hold on a sec, I ll go and see.” | in a sec (=very soon): I ll be with you in a sec. 2 the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sec — I. /sɛk / (say sek) adjective (of champagne) dry. {French} II. /sɛk / (say sek) noun Colloquial a second: wait just a sec, please …   Australian English dictionary

  • SEC — • (USENET Jargon) Wait A Second http://www.ccil.org/jargon/jargon.html • Signal level behind the Echo Canceller (C/I channel code) • Securities and Exchange Commission Betreiber einer globalen EDGAR Datenbasis des Internets • Simple Electronic… …   Acronyms

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