CIGAL Reference Manual, Chapter 4 (Variables): secs
usage: dest = secs
SECS is a number variable containing the seconds portion of the current time. This variable is read-only. Its value is set the moment it is read. SECS is set to the nearest hundredth of a second, with an accuracy dependent on the resolution of your computer's clock hardware.
At 30.25 seconds after 5:25 pm on October 13th, 1992, the CIGAL command: ftype '%5/2f/%2d %5:2f:%5.2f\n' day year-1900 hour secs would print as: 10/13/92 17:25:30.25