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hour British & World English

A period of time equal to a twenty-fourth part of a day and night and divided into 60 minutes

put off the evil day British & World English

Postpone something unpleasant for as long as possible

H-hour British & World English

The time of day at which an attack, landing, or other military operation is scheduled to begin

half hour British & World English

A period of thirty minutes

man-hour British & World English

An hour regarded in terms of the amount of work that can be done by one person within this period

rush hour British & World English

A time during each day when traffic is at its heaviest

hour hand British & World English

The hand on a clock or watch which indicates the hour

hour-long British & World English

Lasting for one hour

watt-hour British & World English

A measure of electrical energy equivalent to a power consumption of one watt for one hour

zero hour British & World English

The time at which a planned operation, typically a military one, is set to begin

family hour British & World English

A period in the evening during which many children and their families watch television, especially 8 to 9 p.m.

lunch hour British & World English

A period in the middle of the day, when people stop work to have lunch

golden hour British & World English

The first hour after a traumatic injury, when emergency treatment is most likely to be successful

happy hour British & World English

A period of the day when drinks are sold at reduced prices in a bar or other licensed establishment

literacy hour British & World English

A period in school set aside for developing reading skills, introduced as a daily requirement in English primary schools in 1998

quarter-hour British & World English

A period of fifteen minutes

kilowatt-hour British & World English

A measure of electrical energy equivalent to a power consumption of one thousand watts for one hour

on the hour in hour British & World English

At an exact hour, or at the beginning of each hour, of the day or night

on the hour British & World English

At an exact hour, or at the beginning of each hour, of the day or night

one's finest hour in fine1 British & World English

The time of one’s greatest success

from day to day in from British & World English

Daily (or hourly etc.); as the days (or hours etc.) pass

the eleventh hour British & World English

The latest possible moment

one's finest hour British & World English

The time of one’s greatest success

within the hour in hour British & World English

After less than an hour

within the hour British & World English

After less than an hour

the witching hour in witching British & World English

Midnight (with reference to the belief that witches are active and magic takes place at that time)

the witching hour British & World English

Midnight (with reference to the belief that witches are active and magic takes place at that time)

put off the evil day in evil British & World English

Postpone something unpleasant for as long as possible

twenty-four-hour clock British & World English

A method of measuring the time based on the full twenty-four hours of the day, rather than dividing it into two groups of twelve hours

from day to day British & World English

Daily (or hourly etc.); as the days (or hours etc.) pass

half an hour in half hour British & World English

A period of thirty minutes

hourglass British & World English

A timing device with two connected glass bulbs containing sand that takes an hour to pass from the upper to the lower bulb

the darkest hour is just before the dawn in dark British & World English

When things seem to be at their worst they are about to start improving

the darkest hour is just before the dawn British & World English

When things seem to be at their worst they are about to start improving

24-hour clock in twenty-four-hour clock British & World English

A method of measuring the time based on the full twenty-four hours of the day, rather than dividing it into two groups of twelve hours

hour English-Spanish

hora f

H-hour English-Spanish

hora f H

zero hour English Thesaurus

as zero hour approached, thirty ships swung into position

hour-long English-Spanish

de una hora de duración

rush hour English-Spanish

hora f pico AmL, hora f punta Esp

half-hour English-Spanish

media hora f

happy hour English-Spanish

horas durante las cuales se reduce el precio de las consumiciones en los bares

eleventh hour English-Spanish

at the eleventh hour


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