What does hours mean?

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hours

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hours(noun)

    a period of time assigned for work

    "they work long hours"

  2. hours(noun)

    an indefinite period of time

    "they talked for hours"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hours

    goddess of the seasons, or of the hours of the day

    Etymology: [A translation of L. Horae (Gr. ). See Hour.]

Editors Contribution

  1. hours

    Plural form of the word hour.

    There are twenty four hours in an earthly time structure on planet Earth.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hours' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #524

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hours' in Written Corpus Frequency: #475

How to pronounce hours?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say hours in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hours in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hours in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of hours in a Sentence

  1. Mike Pence:

    It was remarkable what we saw happening for 24 hours in the media, on the basis of the report that appeared in BuzzFeed.

  2. Joe BidenBiden:

    I find Joe BidenBiden literally on the phone with my key advisers, medical advisers and economic advisers literally four, five hours a day, going through detailed memoranda on what we should be doing, my whole focus has basically been how we deal with this crisis, and quite frankly, thus far it's been less about how we campaign or make stark differences between Joe BidenBiden and I.

  3. Wilfried Porth:

    We do not want to cut back worker protection, but we need to leave people the freedom to decide what hours they work, extremely strenuous physical labor, which requires rigid rules - we don't have that to the same extent as we used to.

  4. Author Unknown:

    The average person living to age 70 has 613,000 hours of life. This is too long a period not to have fun.

  5. William Cowper:

    O Winter ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know.

Images & Illustrations of hours

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