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Definition of Hour

Hour

  1. The twenty-fourth part of a day; sixty minutes.
  2. The time of the day, as expressed in hours and minutes, and indicated by a timepiece; as, what is the hour? At what hour shall we meet?
  3. Fixed or appointed time; conjuncture; a particular time or occasion; as, the hour of greatest peril; the man for the hour.
  4. Certain prayers to be repeated at stated times of the day, as matins and vespers.
  5. A measure of distance traveled.

Hour Quotations

This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
William Shakespeare

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. - Plato
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
Plato

When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
Albert Einstein

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. - Charles Darwin
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin

For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Viktor E. Frankl
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Hour Translations

hour in Afrikaans is uur
hour in Danish is time
hour in Dutch is uur
hour in Finnish is tunti
hour in French is heure
hour in German is Stunde
hour in Italian is lezione
hour in Latin is hora
hour in Norwegian is time
hour in Portuguese is hora
hour in Spanish is hora
hour in Swedish is timma, tidpunkt
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