HyperDic: secpar

English > 1 sense of the word secpar:
NOUNquantitysecpar, parseca unit of astronomical length based on the distance from Earth at which stellar parallax is 1 second of arc
English > secpar: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of astronomical length based on the distance from Earth at which stellar parallax is 1 second of arc; equivalent to 3.262 light years.
Synonymparsec
Broaderastronomy unitA linear unit used for astronomical distances
Spanishparsec, pársec, secpar
Catalanparsec

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