meaning of hour

1. The twenty-fourth part of a day; sixty minutes.
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?
Fixed or appointed time; conjuncture; a particular time or occasion; as, the hour of greatest peril; the man for the hour.
Certain prayers to be repeated at stated times of the day, as matins and vespers.
A measure of distance traveled.
distance measured by the time taken to cover it; "we live an hour from the airport"; "its just 10 minutes ">away"

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hour | hour angle | hour circle | hour hand | hourglass | houri | houris | hourlong | hourly | hours |

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