jiffy (plural jiffies)

  1. (colloquial) A very short, unspecified length of time.
    I"ll be back in a jiffy.
  2. (computers) 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. (physics) The time taken for light to travel one centimetre in a vacuum (sometimes one foot, or sometimes the width of a nucleon
  4. (electronics) The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)


  1. A line of baking mixes manufactured by the Chelsea Milling Company


5 letters in word "jiffy": F F I J Y.

No anagrams for jiffy found in this word list.

Words found within jiffy:

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