Meaning of “hour hand” in the English Dictionary

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"hour hand" in British English

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hour handnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈaʊə ˌhænd/ us /ˈaʊr ˌhænd/

the part on a clock or watch that points to the hours. It is shorter than the minute hand.

(Definition of “hour hand” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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