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hour circle


      n   a great circle on the celestial sphere passing through the celestial poles and a specified point, such as a star  
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1    a period of time equal to 3600 seconds; 1/24th of a calendar day  
   Related adjs       horal       horary  
2    any of the points on the face of a timepiece that indicate intervals of 60 minutes  
3    the hour   an exact number of complete hours  
the bus leaves on the hour     
4    the time of day as indicated by a watch, clock, etc.  
5    the period of time allowed for or used for something  
the lunch hour, the hour of prayer     
6    a special moment or period  
our finest hour     
7    the hour   the present time  
the man of the hour     
8    the distance covered in an hour  
we live an hour from the city     
9      (Astronomy)   an angular measurement of right ascension equal to 15° or a 24th part of the celestial equator  
10    one's hour  
a    a time of success, fame, etc.  
b      (Also)    ones last hour   the time of one's death  
his hour had come     
11    take one's hour     (Irish)  
informal   to do something in a leisurely manner,   (See also)        hours  
     (C13: from Old French hore, from Latin hora, from Greek: season)  

      n   a practical unit of quantity of electricity; the quantity that flows in one hour through a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere. 1 ampere-hour is equivalent to 3600 coulombs,   (Abbrev.)    a.h  
canonical hour  
1      (R.C. Church)  
a    one of the seven prayer times appointed for each day by canon law  
b    the services prescribed for these times, namely matins, prime, terce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline  
2      (Church of England)   any time between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. at which marriages may lawfully be celebrated  
eleventh hour  
a    the latest possible time; last minute  
b    (as modifier)  
an eleventh-hour decision     
      n   a malvaceous Old World herbaceous plant, Hibiscus trionum, having pale yellow flowers with a bladder-like calyx,   (Also called)    bladder ketmia  
golden hour  
      n   the first hour after a serious accident, when it is crucial that the victim receives medical treatment in order to have a chance of surviving  
a    a period of 30 minutes  
b    (as modifier)  
a half-hour stint     
a    the point of time 30 minutes after the beginning of an hour  
b    (as modifier)  
a half-hour chime     
  half-hourly      adv, adj  
happy hour  
      n   a time, usually in the early evening, when some pubs or bars sell drinks at reduced prices  
      n     (Military)   the specific hour at which any operation commences,   (Also called)    zero hour  
Holy Hour  
1      (R.C. Church)   an hour set aside for prayer and reflection  
2    not caps     (Irish)  
informal   a period during the afternoon when public houses are obliged to close by law  
      n   an fps unit of work or energy equal to the work done by 1 horsepower in 1 hour. 1 horsepower-hour is equivalent to 2.686x106 joules  
hour angle  
      n   the angular distance along the celestial equator from the meridian of the observer to the hour circle of a particular celestial body  
hour circle  
      n   a great circle on the celestial sphere passing through the celestial poles and a specified point, such as a star  
hour hand  
      n   the pointer on a timepiece that indicates the hour  
   Compare       minute hand       second hand  
      n   a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts in one hour.,   (Symbol)    kWh  
lunch hour  
1      (Also called)    lunch break   a break in the middle of the working day, usually of one hour, during which lunch may be eaten  
2      (Also called)    lunch time   the time at which lunch is usually eaten  
      n   a unit for measuring work in industry, equal to the work done by one man in one hour  
1    a period of 15 minutes  
2    any of the points on the face of a timepiece that mark 15 minutes before or after the hour, and sometimes 30 minutes after  
  quarter-hourly      adv, adj  
rush hour  
      n   a period at the beginning and end of the working day when large numbers of people are travelling to or from work  
sidereal hour  
      n   a 24th part of a sidereal day  
      n   a unit of energy equal to a power of one watt operating for one hour. 1 watt-hour equals 3600 joules  
witching hour  
      n   the. the hour at which witches are supposed to appear, usually midnight  
zero hour  
1      (Military)   the time set for the start of an attack or the initial stage of an operation  
2    Informal   a critical time, esp. at the commencement of an action  

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zero hour

appointed hour, crisis, moment of decision, moment of truth, turning point, vital moment  

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a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
to steal something from a shop or a store during trading hours
series of concentric, expanding circles caused by ripples in water from a central point
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