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Spanish translation of “hour”

hour

noun /ˈauə/
(sometimes abbreviated to hrwhen written) sixty minutes, the twenty-fourth part of a day
hora
He spent an hour trying to start the car this morning She’ll be home in half an hour a five-hour delay.
the time at which a particular thing happens
hora
When the hour for action arrives, we’ll be ready. He helped me in my hour of need You can consult him during business hours.
hourly adjective, adverb (happening or done) every hour
de hora en hora, cada hora
Take his temperature hourly hourly reports.
hourglass noun a device that measures time in hours by passing sand from one glass container through a narrow tube into a lower container.
reloj de arena
hour hand noun the smaller of the two hands of a watch or clock, which shows the time in hours.
horario
at all hours at irregular times, especially late at night
a cualquier hora
He comes home at all hours.
for hours for a very long time
durante horas
We waited for hours for the train.
on the hour at exactly one, two, three etc o’clock
(a las horas) en punto
Buses leave here for London on the hour until 10 o’clock in the evening.
(Definition of hour from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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