parsec

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See also: Parsec and pársec

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Contraction of parallax second.

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parsec (plural parsecs)

  1. (astronomy, metrology) parallax second

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English parsec, contraction of parallax second.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑr.sɛk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: par‧sec

Noun[edit]

parsec m (plural parsecs)

  1. parsec

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English parsec.

Noun[edit]

parsec m (invariable)

  1. parsec

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English parsec.

Noun[edit]

parsec m (plural parsecs)

  1. (astronomy) parsec (a unit of length, about 3.26 lightyears)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English parsec.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈparseɡ/, [ˈparseɣ]

Noun[edit]

parsec m (plural parsecs)

  1. parsec