Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hour

4 senses of hour

Sense 1
hour, hr, 60 minutes -- (a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day; "the job will take more than an hour")
       => time unit, unit of time -- (a unit for measuring time periods)

Sense 2
hour, time of day -- (clock time; "the hour is getting late")
       => clock time, time -- (a reading of a point in time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock")

Sense 3
hour -- (a special and memorable period; "it was their finest hour")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 4
hour, minute -- (distance measured by the time taken to cover it; "we live an hour from the airport"; "its just 10 minutes away")
       => distance -- (the property created by the space between two objects or points)

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