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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).

Usage examples (32)
  • A "jiffy" is actually 1/100 of a second.
  • Grandpa's slow tones and the "jiffy" was very funny.
  • A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1 / 100th of a second.
  • He assured me he'd be back in a "jiffy" and turned to head back into the garage. for more
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