hour hand Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “hour hand” in the English Dictionary

"hour hand" in British English

See all translations

hour handnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
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)
Translations of “hour hand”
in Chinese (Simplified) (钟表的)时针…
in Chinese (Traditional) (鐘錶的)時針…
What is the pronunciation of hour hand?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day