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Noun: hour  aw(-u)r
  1. A period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    "the job will take more than an hour";
    - hr, 60 minutes
     
  2. Clock time
    "the hour is getting late";
    - time of day
     
  3. A special and memorable period
    "it was their finest hour"
     
  4. Distance measured by the time taken to cover it
    "we live an hour from the airport";
    - minute

Sounds like: hose, hhour

Derived forms: hours

Type of: clock time, distance, period, period of time, time, time period, time unit, unit of time

Part of: 24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours

Encyclopedia: Hour, Iran