Definition of hour hand in English:

hour hand

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  • The hand on a clock or watch which indicates the hour.
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    • Collecting data for this experiment is about as exciting as watching the hour hand move on a clock.
    • The changes are subtle, advancing like the hour hand on a clock, but there is unmistakable movement… and it's fascinating to watch it occur, in large part because it's all Schulz.
    • In summer, butterflies drifted between trenches, birds sang, clouds shifted in the sky, the sun moved slow as an hour hand on a clock.

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