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  ( secs    plural  ) If you ask someone to wait a sec, you are asking them to wait for a very short time.  
INFORMAL      n-count   usu a N in sing  
Can you just hang on a sec?..., Be with you in a sec.     

sec.     ( secs    plural  ) Sec. is a written abbreviation for second or seconds.  
Grete Waitz finished with a time of 2 hrs, 29 min., 30 sec.     
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