Definitions of hour

  1.   clock time; " the hour is getting late"
  2.   A set time.
  3.   The 1/ 24 part of a day; 60 minutes; particular time.
  4.   Hourly.
  5.   A measure of distance traveled.
  6.   a special and memorable period; " it was their finest hour"
  7.   The time of the day, as expressed in hours and minutes, and indicated by a timepiece; as, what is the hour? At what hour shall we meet?
  8.   Fixed or appointed time; conjuncture; a particular time or occasion; as, the hour of greatest peril; the man for the hour.
  9.   Sixty minutes.
  10.   A period of time marked by a clock or watch; 60 minutes; 24th part of a day.
  11.   A space of sixty minutes, equal to one twenty- fourth part of a day; the time indicated by a clock, & c.; particular time.
  12.   a period of time equal to 1/ 24th of a day; " the job will take more than an hour"
  13.   Certain prayers to be repeated at stated times of the day, as matins and vespers.
  14.   The goddess of the seasons and hours; in the Rom. Cath. Church, prayers at stated hours of the day. To keep good hours, to be at home in good season.
  15.   distance measured by the time taken to cover it; " we live an hour from the airport"; " its just 10 minutes away"
  16.   The twenty- fourth part of a day; sixty minutes.
  17.   The 24th part of a day; a time or occasion.
  18.   60 min. or the 24th part of a day: the time indicated by a clock, etc.: a time or occasion:- pl. ( myth.) the goddesses of the seasons and the hours: in the R. Cath. Church, prayers to be said at certain hours.

Quotes of hour

  1. A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears. – Honore de Balzac
  2. The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it. – James M. Barrie
  3. To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour – William Blake
  4. Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their luster. – Cyril Connolly
  5. I like young actors because they're so unspoiled, not like some of those actors who are about half an hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me. – John Hughes
  6. Office hours are from 12 to 1 with an hour off for lunch. – George S. Kaufman
  7. We used to play in a theater club in London called The King's Head. When the theater let nut, around 10 :00 P. M., we'd be ready to go and really get it on for about an hour or so. – Mark Knopfler
  8. Tires were so bald on the truck that the air was showin' through, and I had to drive fifty miles an hour all the way out there, because the vibration was so bad. – Chris LeDoux
  9. It is impossible to forget the sense of dignity which marks the hour when one becomes a wage -earner... I felt that I had suddenly acquired value to myself, to my family, and to the world. – Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  10. O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it. – Jean Jacques Rousseau
  11. I need to keep my story count high. I'm trying to get as many stories in my hour as is humanly possible. We're telling more stories in our hour than any national newscast has in the history of this business, I think. – Shepard Smith
  12. Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket, is a very rare skill. One of most difficult things to do in the world to do, hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat. Wonderful to watch. – Peter Tork
  13. I would consider a half hour sitcom if the script was good. – Sela Ward
  14. We worked very hard to make the lyrics suit the music. I can't, like Elton John, for example, compose by lyrics. Elton has a great talent for that. Whatever you give him, including your questions, he composes in half an hour and makes a great song out of it. – Rick Wright
  15. That would be getting up at 5 am... I don't understand why film's shoot such brutal hours. I think it'd be worth it to not be so strictly cost -effective and have an 8 hour day. The film's would benefit in the end. – Terry Zwigoff

Usage examples for hour

  1. “ I thought my last hour had come. ” – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  2. “ No one wants to go even an hour before their time! ” – The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales by Mrs. Alfred Gatty
  3. And yet he did not know much more about her than he knew an hour before. ” – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  4. My hour is not yet come. ” – The Wonder Book of Bible Stories by Compiled by Logan Marshall
  5. Find out all you want to know about anybody in an hour – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  6. “ " In an hour I knew where he lived. ” – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  7. The hour you left me I knew that I loved you. ” – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe
  8. He has been gone over an hour it surely cannot take him that time to go to Watson's. ” – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  9. “ Dave passed through another half hour of waiting. ” – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  10. Now the hour has come." ” – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  11. You will promise, Andrew, not to remain more than an hour – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. You won't last an hour – One Purple Hope! by Henry Hasse
  13. And in the end they went with their wounded, less than an hour after John had started. ” – The Romantic by May Sinclair
  14. “ I am to be at home for Mr. Montresor in a half- hour – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  15. “ I have been waiting an hour for you. ” – Frank on the Lower Mississippi by Harry Castlemon
  16. She took you by the hour then, when she started? ” – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  17. At last his hour seemed to have come. ” – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  18. Well, then, we shall be ready in half an hour – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  19. She was back an hour and a half too soon. ” – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton
  20. “ " Yes, we will," Bunny agreed, and Charlie, when he heard the news, said: " I'll be at the store in about half an hour – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store by Laura Lee Hope

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