HyperDic: hour

English > 4 senses of the word hour:
NOUNtimehour, hr, 60 minutesa period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
timehour, time of dayclock time
timehoura special and memorable period
attributehour, minutedistance measured by the time taken to cover it
hour > pronunciation
Soundsaw'er; aw'r
Rhymesbellflower ... willpower: 32 rhymes with awer...
Adenauer ... sour: 9 rhymes with awr...
English > hour: 4 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA period of time equal to 1/24th of a day.
Example"the job will take more than an hour"
Synonymshr, 60 minutes
Part ofday, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar dayTime for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
Partshalf-hour, 30 minutesA half of an hour
minute, minA unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
quarterA unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour
quarter-hour, 15 minutesA quarter of an hour
Narrowerman hour, person hourA time unit used in industry for measuring work
sidereal hour1/24 of a sidereal day
Broadertime unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
Spanish60 minutos, h, hora
Catalan60 minuts, h, hora
Adjectiveshoraryrelating to the hours
hourlyoccurring every hour or payable by the hour
English > hour: 4 senses > noun 2, time
Meaningclock time.
Example"the hour is getting late"
Synonymtime of day
NarrowerbedtimeThe time you go to bed
canonical hour(Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer
closing timeThe regular time of day when an establishment closes to the public
dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrowThe first light of day
early-morning hourAn hour early in the morning
happy hourThe time of day when a bar sells alcoholic drinks at a reduced price
late-night hourThe latter part of night
mealtimeThe hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten
midnight12 o'clock at night
noneA canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
noon, twelve noon, high noon, midday, noonday, noontideThe middle of the day
rush hourThe times at the beginning and end of the working day when many people are traveling to or from work
small hoursThe hours just after midnight
sunset, sundownThe time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscleThe time of day immediately following sunset
zero hourThe time set for the start of an action or operation
Broaderclock time, timeA reading of a point in time as given by a clock
Spanishhora del día, hora
Catalanhora
Adjectiveshoraryrelating to the hours
English > hour: 4 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningA special and memorable period.
Example"it was their finest hour"
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishhora, momento
Catalanhora
English > hour: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaningdistance measured by the time taken to cover it.
Example"we live an hour from the airport"
Synonymminute
BroaderdistanceThe property created by the space between two objects or points
Spanishhora, minuto
Catalanhora, minut

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