A single fusion event occurs on the nanometer scale and takes less than a millisecond .
In this context, time is measured in milliseconds - thousandths of a second.
If the team applied just a few volts across the heart muscle for a few tens of milliseconds , a second, smaller spiral appeared.
Gamma ray bursts last only from a few milliseconds to about one minute.
This is a relatively short time period often measured in milliseconds .
Disturbances on a large power grid propagate through the system in milliseconds to fractions of a second.
A large variety of gamma-ray burst durations are known, from a few milliseconds to thousands of seconds.
In contrast, disk systems provide nearly instantaneous access, measured in just milliseconds .
Twenty milliseconds is a natural limit for the coherent integration period.
Although she had lived here for about two years now she still took a few milliseconds to find the light switch to turn on the light.