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Correct spelling for the English word "hour" is [ˈaʊə], [ˈa͡ʊ͡ə], [ˈa‍ʊ‍ə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of HOUR

  1. owr, n. 60 min., or the 24th part of a day: the time indicated by a clock, &c.: an hour's journey, or three miles: a time or occasion; (pl., myth.) the goddesses of the seasons and the hours: set times of prayer, the canonical hours, the offices or services prescribed for these, or a book containing them.--ns. HOUR'-CIR'CLE, a circle passing through the celestial poles and fixed relatively to the earth: the circle of an equatorial which shows the hour-angle of the point to which the telescope is directed; HOUR'-GLASS, an instrument for measuring the hours by the running of sand from one glass vessel into another; HOUR'-HAND, the hand which shows the hour on a clock, &c.--adj. HOUR'LY, happening or done every hour: frequent.--adv. every hour: frequently.--n. HOUR'PLATE, the plate of a timepiece on which the hours are marked: the dial.--AT THE ELEVENTH HOUR, at the last moment possible (Matt. xx. 6, 9); IN A GOOD, OR EVIL, HOUR, acting under a fortunate, or an unfortunate, impulse--from the old belief in astrological influences; KEEP GOOD HOURS, to go to bed and to rise early: to lead a quiet and regular life; THE HOUR IS COME, the destined day of fate has come (John, xiii. 1); THE SMALL HOURS, the early hours of the morning; THREE HOURS SERVICE, a service held continuously on Good Friday, from noon to 3 P.M., in commemoration of the time of Christ's agony on the cross. [O. Fr. hore (Fr. heure)--L. hora--Gr. h[=o]ra.]

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Usage Examples for HOUR

  1. An hour behind, you mean." - "Love Conquers All" by Robert C. Benchley
  2. But what will you do in the hour of death, as I am, if he isn't your friend, father?" - "Queechy, Volume II" by Elizabeth Wetherell
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