Definition of jiffy

Definition of jiffy
  1. jiffy Noun A very short, unspecified length of time.
  2. jiffy Noun A unit of time defined by the frequency of its basic timer; historically, and by convention, 0.01 seconds, but some operating systems use other values.
  3. jiffy Noun The time taken for light to travel one centimetre in a vacuum (sometimes one foot, or sometimes the width of a nucleon)
  4. jiffy Noun The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)
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